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Mangos Painting

Size (WxH): 16" x 16" inch (40 x 40 cm)
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Painted in (year): 2016
Category: original still-life paintings

TAGS:OilSmall (under 20 inch)Still-LifeCubist

Jose De La Barra
Jose De La Barra

Mangos is an original, one-of-a-kind still-life painting signed by artist Jose De La Barra. This piece of art was created in 2016 and the painter used oil on canvas. It measures 16" x 16" inch (40 x 40 cm) and is available for sale online for 760 USD.


A symbol of fertility and love, the mango melon has long since been thought of as a way to encourage happy marriages with plenty of children. The Mangos painting, full of mangoes, seems to convey good wishes for a newlywed couple or serve as an omen for the blessings to come. This painting features four melons sitting atop a pedestal, each one just a bit different in color and size from the other. The pedestal they sit upon is made up of blue and green tiles, which are traditional colors in regards to baby boys and girls.


Born in Peru in 1956, Jose De La Barra is an artist who specializes in surrealistic art. He has won several prizes for is work and has had his work in many exhibits in Peru and in New York, United States of America. He went to the Fine Arts Autonomous Superior School located in Lima, Peru. There, he studied murals, illustration and painting.