|Recuerdos Antiquos Original Art
by Amado Pena
|Original Pena Art Framed and
Matted in Acid-Free Materials
|Signed by Amado Pena in Pencil Lower Left|
This is an original work of art, executed in Prismacolor and pencil, by Mestizo artist Amado Pena. Titled Recuerdos Antiquos (Antique Memories), this work shows the rich colors often seen in Southwestern Native American weavings and pottery. The work is signed by the artist under the left figure in the image. (Prismacolor is a bright color palette medium similar to oil pastel.) From a series called “The Mestizo Series”.
The work is matted and mounted in a raised manner, giving it the effect of floating in the frame. The bright red and blue form a brilliant contrast with the black used throughout the image.
– Title: Recuerdos Antiquos
– Artist: Amado Pena (Native American, 1943- )
– Year: 1998
– Medium: Original Prismacolor and pencil on matte board
– Signature: Signed by the artist in pencil lower left
– Center image size: 20-5/16 inches H x 28-3/4 inches W (51 cm x 73 cm)
– Frame size: 30-3/4 inches H x 39 inches W (78.1 cm x 99 cm)
The piece is framed in the original wooden frame used by the Pena Studios and is covered in a UV-resistant acrylic cover. The piece was removed from the frame for inspection and is in excellent condition. (We replaced the original glass with acrylic at that time.)
Price is $2,000 USD. (Bricks-and-mortar gallery pricing would be $4,200-4,500 if you could find a piece from the Mestizo series such as this.) J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity for the piece. Shipping is free to North America for this piece. Insurance is included with shipping. The original description label, information sheet, and Mestizo Made label applied by the Pena Studios is still on the backing piece.
Link to Amado Pena gallery website …