Jorge Sanchez, Harlequin Fantasy, Oil on Canvas

Artist: Jorge N. Sanchez
Title: Harlequin Fantasy
Year: 1959
Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed and dated
Size: 24" x 18" (32" x 25" Framed)

DR. JORGE NOCEDA SANCHEZ, a native of the Dominican Republic, received his medical degree from the University of Santo Domingo in 1952. He continued post-graduate work at New York University specializing in Gastroenterology. He began to paint as a hobby in 1956. Soon he became completely absorbed in his new interest and enrolled at the National Academy of Fine Arts (New York City), where he received instruction from leading French and American artists including Robert Philip and the late Rene Bouche. His technique and magnificent color sense found immediate acceptance, resultingg in successful exhibitions I New York, Havana and Santo Domingo, Later, he showed in Washington, D.C., Paris and Mexico City. Encouraged by good critical reception and public response, Dr. Sanchez decided to devote all his energies to painting. In 1959 Dr. Sanchez embarked on a world tour which brought international recognition. During this tour he exhibited in Tokyo, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Tel Aviv, Athens, Rome and at the Royal Academy in London. In 1960 he won a Gold Medal Award at the Biennial in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 1964 the Dominican Republic appointed Dr. Sanchez Cultural Attache of the Dominican Embassy in Tokyo. In 1965 Dr. Sanchez returned to the United States. He has exhibited at Galleria 88 in Rome, the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C. and the Caravan and Hammer Galleries in New York City. In 1966 Dr. Sanchez began exhibiting in Florida. He had a one-man show at the Joan Wiften Gallery in Miami, and in 1967 was the first Dominican painter to exhibit at the Association Fraternal Latinoamericano. In December 1967 he was invited to exhibit at the Elliott Museum in Stuart, Florida. Later that spring, he was one of the few artists invited to exhibit in the indoor show of the Museum of Science Fine Arts Exhibit. He has exhibited there in 1968 and 1969. MUSEUM COLLECTIONS: Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France Museum bf Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid, Spain Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico Palace of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Palace of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: His Imperial Malesty, The Emperor of Japan Crown Prince Akihito of Japan Princess Diane Eristavi, New York City Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Newhouse, New York City Mr. and Mrs. Charles Portney, New York City Dr. and Mrs. Clyde C. Christiansen, Miami Dr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Manulis, Palm Beach Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schwartz, Miami Beach Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Oppleman, Bay Harbor Islands The Eminent Publications Collection, New York Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Kahn, Coral Gables, Florida Mr. Gilbert Stanley Kahn, Coral Gables, Florida Mr. and Mrs. Robert Feldman, Miami, Florida Mrs. Samuel Feldman, Miami Beach, Florida

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Fine Art
Antiques (approx100yrs)
(Width x Height X Depth)
18.00 x 24.00 x