The Benson Latin American Collection

Amado Maurilio Peña Collection, 1974-1975



Descriptive Summary

Creator Peña, Amado Maurilio, 1943-
Title Amado Maurilio Peña Collection
Dates: 1974-1975
Abstract A collection of 10 watercolor and ink drawings and three prints from Amado Maurilio Peña.
OCLC Record No. 23666072
Extent 13 items
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Amado Maurilio Peña was born in 1943 and raised in Laredo, Texas. He earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from Texas Arts & Industry University in Kingsville, Texas, and taught art in the Texas schools. He established El Taller Gallery in Austin in 1980, and later opened other galleries in northern New Mexico, where he built close ties with the artistic community. His work is inspired by his Mexican and Yaqui Indian heritage.


Scope and Contents Note

Ten watercolor drawings and three prints from Mexican American artist Amado Maurilio Peña.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The Amado Maurilio Peña Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Peña, Amado Maurilio, 1943-.
Mexican American art--Texas.
El Taller Gallery (Austin, Tex.)
Watercolors
Screen prints

Related Material

More prints by Mr. Peña may be found at the Benson Latin American Collection in the Romo Collection of Mexican American Art Prints.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Amado Maurilio Peña Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Watercolor and Ink Drawings, 1974-1975

Items are untitled by the artist. Descriptive titles for each item were provided during cataloging.
box folder
1 1 Figure of angel holding cross, 1975
Mounted, under glass, framed; 30.3 x 37.9 cm.
2 Man in boat holding oar, 1974
Mounted, under glass, framed; 30.3 x 37.9 cm.
3 Woman using metate, 1975
Mounted, under glass, framed; 30.9 x 38.5 cm.
box folder
2 1 Skeleton with guitar, 1975
Mounted, in plastic frame; 20.8 x 25.8 cm.
2 Man reading with woman and child, 1975
Mounted, in plastic frame; 20.8 x 25.8 cm.
3 Seated woman with cactus, Mounted, under glass, framed; 25.9 x 33.5 cm.
4 Woman holding child, 1975
Mounted, under glass, framed; 25.8 x 33.5 cm.
5 Craftsman with brush in hand and large piece of pottery, 1975
Mounted, under glass, framed; 28 x 32.7 cm.
box folder
3 4 Man in water with large fish, 1975.
Mounted, under glass, framed. 35.7 x 43.3 cm.
5 Four-headed figure, 1975.
Mounted, under glass, framed. 35.7 x 43.3 cm.



 

Prints, 1974

box folder
3 1 "El arco iris," 1974.
25/26, 35.2 x 50.4 cm. No. 27.
2 "Migrante," 1974.
35.3 x 55.5 cm.
3 "Quien soy," 1974.
8/26, 34.4 x 50.2 cm. No. 21.