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Oscar Murillo Oil Painting "Crosswind by the Sea"

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Oscar Murillo (Mexico/America, 1940-2017)
Crosswind by the Sea; 1967/68
Oil painting on canvas
Signed tot he verso
Artist’s estate stamp present to the verso

An oil painting on canvas by Oscar Murillo (1940-2017). This painting features an abstract geometric composition of a firefly rendered with saturated hues. It is illegibly titled and includes an artist stamp to the verso. This work is presented in a wooden frame.

Murillo was a prominent figure in the 1960s and 1970s Los Angeles art scene. Born in Mexico, he immigrated to the United States and settled permanently in the San Fernando Valley. He studied at San Fernando Valley State College (known today as Cal State Northridge) and received his Bachelors and Masters of Fine Arts. Murillo remained active in his community, teaching art and exhibiting his art in galleries in San Fernando Valley, CA and Santé Fe, NM.


- dust and dirt residue to the composition; some paint wear; impact crackle throughout composition; dust and debris to the verso.


43.5" W x 35.25" H x 2.0" D

- frame measures; visible image measures 42" W x 33.5" H.

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