Primary or Jewel Colors Oil Paintings(135 items)
Welcome to the Primary or Jewel Colors Oil Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
"Because of our poverty, I wasn't able to attend schools to study the fine arts. I'm self-taught of necessity and by vocation."
"I grew up helping my father in his work.... read more
Popular Primary or Jewel Colors Oil Paintings
Original Signed Amazon Theme Oil on Canvas Painting, "Amazons"$1,909.99
Daughters of the nymph Harmonia, the Amazons of Greek mythology were Scythian warrior women. Their name derives from Amazon Island in the Back Sea, first described in by Apollonius of Rhodes. Invoking their presence, Theus depicts them as ghostly silhouettes amid surging blue waters, colorful petals and bright croton leaves. The Peruvian artist works in luminous oils on canvas.
Titled "Amazonas" in Spanish.
Croton Leaf Abstract Painting from Peru, "Nymph in Blue"$959.99
Seen in silhouette, a woman's profile seems to move amid colorful foliage in an azure atmosphere, her presence sensed rather than obvious. Theus conjures a wood nymph from Greek mythology in this elegant abstract. Croton leaves appear in many of the Peruvian artist's paintings.
Titled "Ninfa en azul," in Spanish.
Peruvian Expressionist Oil Painting of Croton Leaves, "Pyramid of Leaves"$1,597.99
Croton leaves cluster in the center of a luminous blue background to flaunt their rich textures and beautiful colors. A favorite motif for Theus, the foliage invokes images of ancient civilizations. He recalls the sacred city of Caral, with pyramids built 5,000 years ago by the Norte Chico peoples. The Peruvian artist works in oils on canvas.
Titled "Hojas piramidal" in Spanish.
Woman with Croton Leaves Painting, "Plant Woman"$1,319.99
Emerging from a colorful croton plant, she is dreamlike and lovely. Her beauty is captivating, revealing the earth's feminine soul. "I try to show nature's allure along with that of a woman, creating a combination that inspires happiness and love," Peruvian artist Theus confides.
Titled "Mujer planta" in Spanish.