Very Attractive Original Acrylic Painting by Obican, Violinist, Signed
Please refer to our stock # 02227 when inquiring.
The Unframed Size: 18"W x 28 1/2" H,
Image Size: 15" W x 26 1/2" H
Artist: Jovan Obican (1918-1986)
The subject of Painting : Violinist
Medium: Acrylic painting on hard art paper.
The condition of Painting Excellent.
Signed: Lower left, Obican, with face which is his trade mark.
The dating of this painting around 1980's.
This is beautiful Original Acrylic Painting by Jovan Obican.
I have purchased this painting in 1991, 28 years ago at his family exhibition at Jewish center in Dallas. I never offered to the public this painting. It has been stored away. It never been framed. The colors of painting is brilliant which is also his trade mark. This panting is particularly wonderfully painted with the expression of Violinist. We will supply Certificate of Autheticity from SANAI Fine Art and Antiques. Please note the paper color is mor whiter than my photo. Painting has the textuer of acrylic painting. This is best painting has done by Obican as far as I see on internet his painting. Please note the painting paper is perfectly square same wideth top and bottom.
Jovan Obican (1918-1986)
Jovan Obican was born in Cannes, France, of Yugoslavian parents. He was painter and sculptor. best known for his depictions of folk art and traditional costumes rendered in a playful, childlike style. He often used brilliant bright, bold colors and black outlines in his renderings of figures and animals, giving his work an illustration-like quality. He was known for his colorful naïve paintings of folk people, which were heavily influenced by the Jewish Culture
He showed an interest in art at a very young age, later becoming a successful artist. Obican wanted to be a lawyer but he never completed the proper training. Instead, he moved to the United States in 1959 and pursued a career in the arts. Over the course of his career, the artist maintained a studio in Boca Raton, Florida and Dubrovnik, Croatia—part of former Yugoslavia— where he developed an interest in Eastern Europe’s Jewish culture. Many of his mature works depict Jewish traditions and ceremonies, including traditional Jewish weddings, the dancing of the Hora, and traditional music. The Obican Art Museum was founded in 1972 as a private institution for preserving, showing and publishing the artwork of the Obican family. The institution is registered in Europe. Obican died in 1986 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. His art works has been auctioned at many major auction houses, at the price of low four figures. It has been collected by many world wide art collectors. His auction price are trending upward.