Landscape with Flowering Trees and PondOil / Canvas
28 by 44 in. W/frame 36 by 52 in.
Signed "FCordero" l.l. in a period frame.
Private Collection Boston Ma.
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques
See Artist Bio below.
José Franco Cordero was born in Jerez de la Frontera and was a student of José Jimenez Aranda. Spanish painter.He studied in the School of Fine Arts of Santa Isabel de Hungary in Seville, and in that of San Fernando in Madrid.He was a disciple of José Jiménez Aranda and specialized in painting customs and landscape.It concurred to the National Exhibition of Fine Arts of 1878 with Landscape , the one of 1881 with the afternoon and the one of 1892 with another Landscape that obtained third medal.
- Pantorba, Bernardino de, History and criticism of the National Fine Arts Exhibitions held in Spain, Madrid, Jesús Ramón García-Rama, 1980, pp. 146 and 405.
- Ossorio and Bernard, Manuel, Biographical Gallery of Spanish Artists of the 19th Century [1883-1884], Madrid, Giner, 1975, pp. 259-260.
- Cuenca, Francisco, Museum of contemporary Andalusian painters and sculptors , La Habana, Rambla and Bouza, 1923, p. 153.
Prado National Museum