Hugo Crosthwaite

b. 1971, Mexican/American

"Janus," 1997

Graphite on Mylar mounted on wood panel
Signed and dated lower left: H. Crosthwaite / 97, titled in the center, signed, titled and dated again and inscribed verso: HC-97-JAN053
24.5" H x 18.25" W

  • Provenance: Van Cleve Fine Art, San Diego, CA
    Noel-Baza Fine Art, San Diego, CA
    The Cooprider Family Collection
  • Exhibited: Armando Gonzalez Galeria del Mar, Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, 1997
    Noel-Baza Fine Art, San Diego, CA, "Dark Dreams - Twelve Years of Drawings," 2010
  • Notes: A Certificate of Authenticity dated March 20, 2010, with note signed by Hugo Crosthwaite accompanies the lot.
    In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of doors and gates which symbolized new beginnings and transitions. These twins are conjoined, suggesting the interconnectivity of past and future. The artist was the recipient of the Smithsonian Institute's "National Portrait Gallery Prize" first prize on October 26, 2019.
  • Condition: Generally good condition.


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