Francisco Domingo Segura (1893-1974) mixed media portrait of a dark haired woman wearing a lace mantilla, circa 1960. Pencil,pastel and watercolor. The original gallery card from Galeria R Domingo R. Com Jose' de Barros, 301 1 and Cjt. 124 T 267 0209 Galeria do Centro, Edificio Governador S. Paulo is on the reverse. Signed lower right and inscribed to Miles Bond. Excellent original condition. Segura was born in Barcelona and studied there at the School of Fine Arts. In 1913 he moved to Paris where he struck up a friendship with Picasso, Miro and Gris, and became their faithful follower. He returned to Barcelona in 1932 and moved to Brazil in 1950. See New Brazilian Art by P M Bardi, page 153, and Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era, page 213, to learn more about this artist. Niles Bond was a major collector of Brazilian art from this period and a patron of Segura. Bond worked for the State Department from 1939-1969, and was Consul General in Sao Paulo from 1964-1969.
Item 7760: $275
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