486. Arturo Mercado

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Oil on canvas


A self-taught, versatile artist, Arturo Mercado (1938-2015) painted what he knew and loved best—western scenes, wildlife and Central Texas landscapes. Best known as a realistic watercolorist, Arturo enjoyed working in egg tempera, gouache and oils. His greatest satisfaction came from converting a subject he saw into viewing enjoyment for the viewer.

1611 E Cesar Chavez St



Image 1

Scissortail, 2014, Oil on canvas, 48 x 24in

Image 2

Texas Pride, 2014, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48in

Image 3

Home Sweet Home, 2014, oil on canvas, 24 x 32

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