Ricardo Moya (Active 1950- ), Spanish
STUDY OF CERVANTES (AUTHOR OF DON QUIXOTE)
Oil on canvas laid down on board, arched top: signed and dated 68 lower right
66" x 41.5" — 167.6 x 105.4 cm.
Proceeds will benefit Joseph Brant Hospital and will be directed to the purchase of medication dispensing systems.
Accompanied by Suzanne Bourret’s newspaper article in “The Hamilton Spectator”, July 12, 1986 headed “Tally Ho! Now that Don Quixote and friends are moving out Dundas home beckons a more practical individual”. “The mural and a number of other portraits Moya created for the Kronas family shows a lively scene of Don Quixote, Dulcinea and a host of Characters both real and fantasy, including one soldier resembling Moya. It, covers one whole wall in the sunken living room of the Kronas’ Tally Ho Drive home in Dundas”
Executed as a private commission for Mr. B. Kronas, Hamilton, ON in 1968;
Passed down to the present family member who also knew the artist as a young girl