Mariano Félez Bentura – Street Scene in a South European Town (Sold)
Mariano Félez Bentura
Mariano Felez Bentura was born in Zaragoza, Spain in 1883 and died in the same city in 1940.
As a painter he best known for his scenes of the Spanish countryside and for seascapes and harbor scenes. He traveled widely, favoring European port cities, from Hamburg to Venice.
A retrospective of his work was held in El Palacio de Sástago de Zaragoza in 2005. He is considered a successor to the Spanish painters Jusepe Martínez and Vicente Berdusan.
This colorful city scene of a man with a backpack making his way up the cobbled street of a southern European city is painted in a pointillist style.
Oil on Board, signed “Mariano Felez” lower left.
Dimensions: 41 X 33.5 cm
Dimensions in Frame: 53 X 59 cm
(We are delighted that this work was sold to a relative of the artist)