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Martin Saldana Art

Mexican, 1874-1965
Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel. Saldaña’s vibrant palette and geometric figures are reminiscent of the tapestries of his Mexican heritage and the paintings, primarily in oil, are innocent and endearing. Saldaña is considered to be a outsider artist, a folk artist who is self-taught, whose work is simple, direct, and high personal. Works Held: Denver Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, The Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, International Folk Art Museum, Neuss In Aberthor Museum, Stedelijk Museum ©David Cook Galleries, LLC
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Artist: Martin Saldana
Dealer: David Cook Galleries
"Girl on a Swing" 1960s Mexican Folk Art Landscape with Birds and Flowers
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Mexican folk artist Martin Saldana (1874-1965) painted colorful outdoor landscapes based on his memories of his childhood ranch in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Whimsical images of animal...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Canvas, Oil

Girl with Sheep and Car, Oil on Board Landscape Painting with Figures
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Girl with Sheep and Car is a oil on board landscape painting depicting figures and animals in a Folk Art style painted in the mid-twentieth century by Martin Saldana (1874-1965). Presented in a custom frame measuring 29 3⁄4 x 33 1⁄2 x 1 inches; image size is 19 1⁄2 x 23 1⁄2 inches. Painting is in good condition - please contact us for a detailed condition report. About the Artist: Born Mexico 1874 Died 1965 Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel. Saldaña’s vibrant palette and geometric figures are reminiscent of the tapestries of his Mexican heritage and the paintings, primarily in oil, are innocent and endearing. Saldaña is considered to be a outsider artist, a folk artist who is self-taught, whose work is simple, direct, and high personal. Works Held: Denver Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, The Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, International Folk Art Museum, Neuss In Aberthor Museum, Stedelijk Museum ©David Cook Galleries...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Oil, Board

Small Nude, 20th Century Brightly Colored Figurative Oil Painting, Folk Art
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Brightly colored semi-abstract oil painting titled 'Small Nude' signed by Martin Saldana (1874-1965). Presented in a custom frame measuring 28 ½ x 22 ½ inches; image size is 20 ½ x 17 3⁄4 inches. Portrays a single female form surrounded by birds and flowers. Painting is in good condition - please contact us for a detailed condition report. About the Artist: Born Mexico 1874 Died 1965 Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Oil, Board

Seated Girl and Hummingbird , Vibrant Figurative Oil Painting, Green Gray Black
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting titled 'Seated Girl and Hummingbird' by artist Martin Saldana (1874-1965) depicting three figures standing next to a house surrounded by plants and birds. Signed by the artist in the lower center of the piece. Painted in vibrant shades of green, red, yellow, black, and gray. Painting is in good condition - please contact us for a detailed condition report. About the Artist: Born Mexico 1874 Died 1965 Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Oil, Board

Nude Side View, Abstract Figurative Oil Painting of a Female Figure, Pink Blue
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Abstract figurative nude portrait of a female surrounded by birds and floral arrangements, oil on board by Martin Saldana (1874-1965) titled 'Nude Side View'. Presented in a custom frame measuring 28 ¾ x 21 inches; image size is 20 ¾ x 13 ¾ inches. Painting is in good condition - please contact us for a detailed condition report. About the Artist: Born Mexico 1874 Died 1965 Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace...
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Early 20th Century Abstract Martin Saldana Art

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Oil, Board

Lovely Gal, 1950s Framed Semi Abstract Figurative Oil Painting, Flowers Birds
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting by Martin Saldana (1874-1965) titled "Lovely Gal". Presented in a custom frame, outer dimensions measure 30 ¾ x 25 ⅜ x 1 ⅝ inches. Image size is 24 ½ x 19 ⅛ inches. Painting is clean and in very good vintage condition - please contact us for a complete condition report. Expedited and international shipping is available - please contact us for a quote. About the Artist: Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel. Saldaña’s vibrant palette and geometric figures are reminiscent of the tapestries of his Mexican heritage and the paintings, primarily in oil, are innocent and endearing. Saldaña is considered to be a outsider artist, a folk artist who is self-taught, whose work is simple, direct, and high personal. Works Held: Denver Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, The Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, International Folk Art Museum, Neuss In Aberthor Museum, Stedelijk Museum ©David Cook Galleries...
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20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Oil

Farm and Figures, Figurative Folk Art Oil Painting with Houses and Landscape
By Martin Saldana
Located in Denver, CO
Oil on board painting by Martin Saldana (1874-1965) titled 'Farm and Figures'. Presented in a custom frame measuring 21 ½ x 26 ¼ inches; image size is 14 x 19 ⅛ inches. Titled by the artist verso. Dark green background with flowers, houses, and hills with two figures in the upper left corner holding hands. Painted with colors of orange, white, purple, and yellow. Painting is in good condition - please contact us for a detailed condition report. About the Artist: Born Mexico 1874 Died 1965 Born in 1874, Saldaña grew up at Rancho Neuvo in Mexico. In 1950, at the age of 76, he began attending children's art classes at the Denver Art Museum. For the next fitfteen years, Saldaña Imaginatively documented whimsical memories from his childhood in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, portraying ranch life, landscapes, and his great love of animals. The prolific artist painted every day, completing a new piece about every three days and amassing an impressive body of work for the former cook at the Denver landmark, the Brown Palace Hotel. Saldaña’s vibrant palette and geometric figures are reminiscent of the tapestries of his Mexican heritage and the paintings, primarily in oil, are innocent and endearing. Saldaña is considered to be a outsider artist, a folk artist who is self-taught, whose work is simple, direct, and high personal. Works Held: Denver Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, The Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, International Folk Art Museum, Neuss In Aberthor Museum, Stedelijk Museum ©David Cook Galleries...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Martin Saldana Art

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Oil, Board

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