Lluis Lleó Abstract Painting - Midi, Oil on canvas
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 2 images

Lluis Lleó
Midi, Oil on canvas

2016

About

Lluís Lleó was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1961 to a family of painters. His artistic practice follows a generation of artists, from his great-grandfather Joan as a decorative painter of ceilings, to his grandfather Lluís, a watercolorist who designed advertisements and posters, right down to his father Joan a painter in his own right and art professor. From a very early age, Lleó was immersed in the culture of painting. His exposure to art was through art museums and rural churches in Catalunya, where he first encountered medieval frescoes. It was the Romanesque architecture of Europe that intrigued the young artist and inspired him to develop his artistry based on this traditional technique. Lleó never had formal academic training as an artist; rather he was born into it. Cleaning brushes, priming canvas, watching his grandfather and father work in their studios and taking from his conversations with them on the subject. They had taught him already everything he needed to know to become an artist. A technique that dates back to ancient Greco-Roman times, fresco painting has been present in Lleó’s work from an early age. He was exposed to them in Romanesque and Renaissance works found in so many churches and museums throughout Europe. He quickly saw the potential this had when taken into a new context within contemporary art, modernizing an age-old technique and one that has been long forgotten. A highly complicated form, fresco painting requires precision in a finite time frame and is very difficult to master. It is the immediateness and the lack of room for error that draws Lleó to implementing this style, unique to his work.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 80 in. x W 60 in.

    H 203.2 cm x W 152.4 cm

  • Gallery location
    Bay Harbor Island, FL
  • Reference number
    LU45332524161

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2016
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Bay Harbor Island, FL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Rest, Oil, Chinese Ink and Graphite on Canvas, ...
Lluis Lleó
Canvas, Ink, Oil, Graphite
Rest by Lluís Lleó 80 in. H x 60 in. W Oil, Chinese Ink and Graphite on Canvas One of a kind Lluís Lleó was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1961 to a family of painters. His artistic pr...
Small Morpho's Nest, Hand Carved Sandstone and ...
Lluis Lleó
Canvas, Ink, Oil, Graphite
Small Morpho's Nest by Lluís Lleó 27.6 in. H x 15.7 in. W x 3.1 in. D Hand Carved Sandstone and Oil Painting One of a kind Lluís Lleó was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1961 to a famil...
Sunflowerfast 2, Oil on Canvas
Lluis Lleó
Canvas, Ink, Oil, Graphite
Lluís Lleó was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1961 to a family of painters. His artistic practice follows a generation of artists, from his great-grandfather Joan as a decorative painte...
End of Light, Oil, Graphite and Ink on Canvas, ...
Lluis Lleó
Canvas, Ink, Oil, Graphite
Lluís Lleó was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1961 to a family of painters. His artistic practice follows a generation of artists, from his great-grandfather Joan as a decorative painte...
You May Also Like
Tabula Rasa (greys)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (greens)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (browns)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (dark turquoise)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (light ochre)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (reds)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Tabula Rasa (pinks)
Marta Marcé
Canvas, Mixed Media, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite
From its beginning Marcé has found in geometry a way to tune in with both Universal and metaphysical ideas. She enriched its artistic practice with elements of both the appearance an...
Emerging
Jana Emburey
Canvas, Ink, Acrylic, Graphite
Emerging by Jana Emburey. Acrylic and graphite on canvas, 2017. Frame is included as shown in the images. Jana Emburey (born 1979) is a visual artist working across a wide range of ...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries