Úbeda Romero, Augustin (Spain)
1925 - 2007
Image of Woman over City, lithograph, signed/numbered 159/200,
full margins (19" x 26"),
About the Lithograph: Excellent condition.
About the Artist: : Studied at the School of Fine Arts in
Madrid. Commenced exhibiting and winning
prizes in 1949. In museums in Paris, San
Diego, Boston, Philadelphia. In private collections
in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Spain,
France, U.S., among other countries.
Obituary from El Pais.com: The painter and university professor Agustin
Úbeda manchego-Levers Moreno-Romero
died Tuesday November 27 in Madrid, at age
82. Agustin Úbeda was a surrealist
dream heavily loaded, which can be seen within
the so-called Spanish school of Paris, one
that spanned the second and third generations
after the exile after the Civil War. Great
knowledge of art history and a man of broad
culture, Úbeda created a personal
symbology was an expression of lyricism,
irony and tears, always with a mysterious
Born in Inheritance (Ciudad Real) in 1925,
trained at the School of Fine Arts of San
Fernando, where he studied Diaz Vázquez,
Eugenio Hermoso and Joaquin Valverde, and
graduated from the School of Paris with a
scholarship from the French Institute and
Juan March Foundation. During his years living
in Paris, participated in major exhibitions
that were held in Spain, while collectors
from around the world were buying their works.
Professor emeritus at the University Complutense
of Madrid and member of the Royal Academy
of Doctors, throughout his long artistic
career he received awards including the Young
French Painting in 1957, or the Grand Prize
for Painting of the Circle of Fine Arts 1980.
Some of his works were part of the exhibition
of figurative expressionism Ten teachers,
held in Madrid gallery Orfila in 1992, and
in 1998 the Centro Cultural de la Villa de
Madrid exhibited a retrospective covering
its creation between 1944 and 1998.
On March 30, 1999 he suffered a heart attack
at his home, so it had to be admitted. That
same day, Agustin Úbeda was opened
at the Museum of Santa Cruz de Toledo an
exhibition of his paintings. His works are
in museums in Madrid Contemporary Art, San
Diego (California), the City of Paris, of
the City of Geneva, Oklahoma Home Centre
and Angels, among other museums.
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