Red Oil Paintings(38 items)
Welcome to the Red Oil Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Fernando Sayan Polo Portraits and religious paintings
"I'm concerned with the Andean world and its relationship to its principal element - the human being."
Popular Red Oil Paintings
Signed Oil on Canvas Painting of Couple, "Desire"$959.99
A fiery palette of reds conveys the passionate mood of this original oil on canvas painting from Peruvian artist Juan Carlos Ñañake. In his characteristic Cubist style, he depicts a man with his arm around a woman in a gesture of love, fidelity and protection. The closeness of their bodies suggests intimacy, and yet the figures both gaze straight ahead in a detached manner.
Cubist Style Oil on Canvas Painting of Healer, "Ritual"$959.99
In his characteristic Cubist style, artist Juan Carlos Ñañake paints this fascinating oil on canvas composition. In it he depicts a , or healer, holding a cactus, a plant that is used in healing rituals. In the painting he includes a red mask, a symbol of the strength of the ancestors that support such rituals. "In Peru--from the high places of the Cordillera to the southern islands of Lake Titicaca and in the depths of the Amazon jungle--it is a tradition that is still alive", says the artist.
Framed Painting of a Salvia Flower from Peru, "Salvia Flower"$149.99
Against a black background, the striking image of a or salvia flower, is featured in this painting from Peru. Manolo and Lucho work together to design this painting, realizing the sophisticated composition with oil on velvet fabric. The painting is displayed within a gold-toned shadowbox frame.
Religious Oil Painting in Colonial Style, "Divine Holy Virgin"$437.99
By Fernando Sayan Polo, this splendid portrait of the Holy Virgin reveals the influence of Peru's pre-Hispanic art that melds with European styling. His color palette is one favored by the ancient Inca, and the patterns on Mary's gown recall colonial art created by ancient artists. Yet Our Lady's lovely face and halo suggest Spanish paintings. This exquisite portrait is adorned with bronze leaf.
The artist works in the style of Renaissance masterpieces found in the convents and churches of Cuzco. The painting is a copy of a classic portrait, a theme he often repeats. Sayan gives it his own artistic interpretation.
Titled "Virgen Divina" in Spanish.