September 16, 2017
Maynard Dixon (1875-1946), Cantina, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1905, oil on chipboard, 7 3/4 x 4 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, 1937.
Today’s Artwork of the Day is a beautiful little oil painting by Maynard Dixon, depicting a street scene in Mexico. Dixon, known for his paintings of the American West, painted several pieces during his travels to Mexico, capturing the architecture, color, and culture of the country.