Jose Antonio Velasquez / José Antonio Velásquez

Primitivism

February 24, 2013

A barber by profession and without any formal artistic education, José Antonio Velásquez became the first and foremost Honduran primitivist painter.

Featured image: José Antonio Velásquez - San Antonio Oriente, Honduras C.A., 1951 (detail). Oil on Canvas. 16 1/2 × 22 in. 41.9 × 55.9 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy RoGallery