Esquipula Romero de Romero
(1889 - 1975)
Esquipula Romero de Romero was active/lived in New Mexico. Esquipula Romero de Romero is known for portrait, landscape, genre.
Biography Esquipula Romero de Romero
Born in Cabezon, New Mexico, Romero de Romero settled in Albuquerque in 1904 and became a successful billboard painter and operator of an advertising company.
In the mid 1920s, he began devoting himself to fine-art painting in a social-realist style, and by the 1930s, he had local reputation for landscapes, portraits, and depictions of the Penitentes. Working for the WPA, he also did a number of murals including for the Old Bernadillo County Courthouse.
In 1936, he left Albuquerque and traveled extensively in Latin America.
Source: Santa Fe Art Auction Catalogue, 11/10/2001