Antiques - Paintings
Reference: Z3533

MARTÍNEZ NOVILLO, Cirilo (Madrid, 1921 - 2008). “Landscape”, 1972. Watercolor. Signed and dated in the lower right corner. Cirilo Martínez Novillo is one of the most prominent representatives of the so-called School of Madrid, the city where he began his training at the School of Arts and Crafts. During the Civil War he entered the Higher School of Painting and went to the workshop of Daniel Vázquez Díaz, who would become his teacher, supporting him throughout his entire career. In 1946 he presented his work for the first time, within the framework of a collective held at the Bucholz gallery in Madrid. The following year he held his first individual exhibition in this same gallery. In 1948 he held an exhibition in the print room of the Museum of Modern Art in Madrid, critics began to echo his work and he was selected to participate in the “Spanish Art” exhibition, held in Buenos Aires and organized by the Ministry of Education. From this moment on, he held exhibitions in various Spanish cities and in France, and participated in collectives such as the Venice Biennale (1950) or the Salón de los Once (1951). Between 1952 and 1953 he traveled to Paris three times thanks to different scholarships. His period of maturity began with a new visit to Paris at the beginning of the sixties, and then he traveled to Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Belgium, obtaining several medals at the National Fine Arts Exhibitions, as well as the Biennial Painting Prize. Hispanic American from Cuba. Cirilo Martínez Novillo is represented in the Reina Sofía Museum, the Mapfre, AENA, Gaya Nuño and Santander Central Hispano Foundations, the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art of Madrid, the Fine Arts Museums of Bilbao and Oviedo, the Argentaria, Caja España and Telefónica collections and the Valdepeñas Museum.

· Size: 24 x 30 cm; 55 x 61,5 cm (marco).

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