Luis Sisito Desangles

Born on February 8, 1861 in Santo Domingo city and died on April 13, 1940 in Santiago de Cuba. His parents were French. He was director of the High School for Boys in San Cristobal, a professor at the Municipal Academy of Fine Arts and Director of Honor the Provincial School of Visual Santiago de Cuba, the country Arts where he settled since 1904. He was a Maestro, humanist and patriot, is regarded as the initiator of the manners in painting. He dedicated his painting to express the iconic symbols of the Dominicans: he portrayed the heroes of the country, reflected the monuments of the colonial past and recreated everyday items. His work is part of the Romantic movement, in it an expressive realism is tempered by a certain impressionism. His disciples were Abelardo Rodríguez Urdaneta, Leopoldo Navarro and Antonio Fiallo.


Nace el 8 de febrero de 1861 en Santo Domingo y muere el 13 de abril de 1940 en Santiago de Cuba. Sus padres eran franceses. Fue director de la Escuela Superior de Varones de San Cristóbal, profesor en la Academia Municipal de Bellas Artes y Director de Honor de la Escuela Provincial de Artes Plásticas de Santiago de Cuba, país en el que se radicó desde 1904. Maestro, humanista y patriota, está considerado como el iniciador del costumbrismo en la pintura dominicana. Dedicó su pintura a expresar los símbolos emblemáticos de la dominicanidad: retrató los héroes de la patria, plasmó los monumentos del pasado colonial y recreó los elementos cotidianos del mundo criollo. Su obra se inscribe dentro del movimiento romántico, en ella hay un realismo expresivo que queda matizado por un cierto impresionismo. Fueron discípulos suyos Abelardo Rodríguez Urdaneta, Leopoldo Navarro y Antonio Fiallo.

Colon

Excellent conserved oil painting with the Cristobal Colon Statue located in the Central Park and in front of the Catholic Cathedral in the Colonial Zone of the Old Santo Domingo City. Board dimension is 8 by 12 inches. Signed and titled in the lower center side of the original antique frame. Price is US$15,045.00

Excelente pintura al óleo con la estatua de Cristóbal Colon ubicada en el Parque Central y en frente de la Catedral Católica en la Zona Colonial de Santo Domingo. Dimensión es 8 por 12 pulgadas. Firmado y titulado en la parte central inferior del marco antiguo original.

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