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Xavier Martinez

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A.k.a.:  Xavier Timoteo (Tizoc) Martinez y Orozco.   101 auction records.  
Xavier Martinez (1869 - 1943) was active/lived in California / Mexico.  Xavier Martinez is known for Landscape and coastal painting, graphics.

Biography photo for Xavier Martinez Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Xavier Timoteo (Tizoc) y Orozco Martinez was a painter noted for his Tonalist style, an etcher, lithographer and long-time art activist in northern California.

He began his art studies in Mexico, and moved to San Francisco in 1893 when his stepfather became consul-general from Mexico.  Martinez enrolled at the School of Design as a pupil of Arthur Mathews and won high honors including a scholarship to study with Jean Leon Gerome at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he stayed five years, 1897-1901.  During this time, he adopted Tonalism with somber greys, greens and browns. He also spent time with James McNeill Whistler, who had a strong influence on his work, especially with the Tonalist aesthetic.

In 1901, he established a studio in San Francisco and became one of the city's most colorful, popular Bohemian characters.  Known as "Marty," he had a shock of jet black hair, wore baggy velvet trousers, corduroy coa   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 7051 characters.]  Artist bio

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