Capturing a festive scene of traditionally garbed Spanish dancers in a spirited plein air fine art painting, this c. 1930 oil on canvas by the listed artist Andrew Dobos embodies the Arts & Crafts style. Rendered in a flowing and lyrical Southwestern aesthetic and utilizing a bright and decorative color palette, this will accentuate an American bungalow interior. Retains its original handsome American Arts & Crafts aesthetic gold gesso frame.
Andrew Dobos was born in Galicia, Poland on Nov. 30, 1897, he grew up in Krebs Oklahoma. By 1922 he had moved to Oak Park, Illinois where he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. During the 1940s he lived in San Rafael, California, he died in Sun City, Arizona in December of 1985. Dobos was a member of the Palette & Chisel Club (Chicago) and the Marin Society of Artists. Examples of his work are held at The State Museum of Springfield, Illinois.