Three Women /The Nude Dancer

I got a comment about my painting “Three Women”.

567. Three Women Watercolor Painting by Mariko Irie

567. Three Women Watercolor Painting by Mariko Irie

“Nice painting, but I think it is not Eakins. I searched the museum’s collection and came up with two paintings by Thomas Eakins, but not this one.
I would guess a more recent artist, probably from California.”

And then I got more curious to know the Artist and Title of he painting inside of my painting. So I e-mailed to The San Diego Museum of Art.

I got a response:

Hello Mariko,

Here is the title of the painting you were requested:

Ángel Zárraga

Mexican, 1886-1946

The Nude Dancer (Labailarina desnuda)


Oil on canvas

59 1/2″ x 59″

This piece was featured in the Modern Mexican Painting exhibit two years back.


Jose Orara
Visitor Relations Associate
Department of Education and Public Engagement

The San Diego Museum of Art

It’s nice. Thank you so much, Jose Orara.


This painting will be in my coming show “Mariko Irie 2013” at the Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg, CA

Aug. 2nd through Sept. 3rd

I will be at the First Friday Reception:

Aug. 2nd 5pm-8pm


I hope to see you.

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