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Domingo Mora

19th Century Spanish Sculptor and Painter

Born Barcelona 1840, died San Francisco 1911

Father of F. Luis Mora (1874-1940) and Jo Mora (Joseph Jacinto Mora 1876-1947)

Domingo Mora was an important architectural sculptor, who was brought to the United States by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1878.  Mora worked as a sculptor and designer in NY, Boston, San Francisco, Spain, the U.K., and Ecuador.  These artworks are from the estate of his son, F. Luis Mora.

 

Lithographic study of Frieze. Domingo Mora, c1880, signed in plate with the name of the casting company, Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Co.  semi-gloss paper 10 1/2 inches x 13 3/4 inches, image size 2 3/4 inches x 9 inches. Condition, two horizontal folds in paper above and below image, the image is in excellent condition. Apparently this is a march through history, with ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks in this study, along with Medieval figures as well as figures from the 16th through 19th centuries.

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Below, left side and right side are separated for viewing online. 

 

Below, signature and name of casting company.

Ink Drawing of his son, the artist Jo Mora (1876-1947), Signed and dated 1880, Jo Mora was four years old. Condition:  Paper toning with age, soil on paper. 8 x 10 inches. Sorry, Sold.

   

Classical Drawing, probably a study for a frieze or relief, circa 1880, watercolor and pen on paper, 5.5 x 2.5 inches, signed, in an archival mat 10 x 8.5 inches.  Please click for larger pictures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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