Oil on canvas painting by Luis Nishizawa
Oil on canvas painting , signed lower right "Nishisawa 1960" measures 18" x 12". Luis Nishizawa is a Mexican artist, Luis Nishisawa (February 2, 1918 – September 29, 2014) known for his landscape work and murals, which often show Japanese and Mexican influence.
He began formal training as an artist in 1942 at the height of the Mexican muralism movement but studied other painting styles as well as Japanese art. In addition to painting canvases and murals, including murals made with ceramics, he was a professor of fine arts at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México from which he received an honorary doctorate.