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Landscape of Quito

Accession Number
2009/2.93

Title
Landscape of Quito

Artist(s)
Oswaldo Guayasamin

Object Creation Date
1963

Medium & Support
oil on canvas

Dimensions
22 1/2 in x 37 in (57.15 cm x 93.98 cm);31 1/4 in x 45 1/2 in (79.38 cm x 115.57 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Hugo and Sharon Quiroz

Subject matter
This oil painting shows the city of Quito, Ecuador which was the home of the artist, Oswaldo Guayasamin. He painted this group of mountains surrounding the city and the volcano, Pichincha, in many colors to reflect the various seasons and times of day.

Physical Description
This horizontal format painting is done in shades of light and dark gray, cream and yellow. With abstracted forms it depicts jagged mountains sihouetted against a cloudy sky. In front of these mountains there are rolling hills and geometric forms that suggest a cityscape. In the foreground there are more mountain peaks.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
landscapes (environments)
mountains
townscapes (built environment)

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