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FRANCISCO TOLEDO

Francisco Toledo was a Mexican artist born in Oaxaca in 1940.

He studied at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de Oaxaca and the Centro Superior de Artes Aplicadas del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. He was a painter, sculptor, and graphic artist.

Being from Oaxaca, he holds the art from this state to be incredibly important and devoted much of his life to its protection. He helped found the Museum de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca among other notable projects in his efforts for art preservation.

He died on September 5, 2019.

 

MASK

ARTIST: Francisco Toledo

WORK DATE: 1987
CATEGORY: Paintings
MEDIA: Oil on paper laid on canvas
SIZE: 18 x 19.5 in. – 46 x 49 cm

THE BLUE SWIRL

ARTIST: Francisco Toledo

CATEGORY: Paintings
MEDIA: Watercolor on paper
SIZE: 16.5 x 12 in. – 42 x 32 cm
PROVENANCE: Pierre Gervais Collection, Paris

HUNTING SCENE

ARTIST: Francisco Toledo

CATEGORY: Paintings
MEDIA: Watercolor and pen on paper
SIZE: 8.5 x 11 in. – 22 x 28 cm
PROVENANCE: Pierre Gervais Collection, Paris

WOMAN WITH CHAIR

ARTIST: Francisco Toledo

CATEGORY: Paintings
MEDIA: Gouache, watercolor and pen on paper
MARKINGS: signed lower left, label from Thomas R. Monahan Fine Arts on the reverse
SIZE: 8.25 x 10.75 in. – 21 x 27 cm

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