A mixed media art piece by Cuban artist, Manuel Mendive. Composed of a cast iron frame in the form of a boat, fitted with the stretched canvas. The top canvas is embellished with onlaid, silver toned abstract figures below an awning. The bottom canvas is painted in acrylic, and features a below the ocean surface, nautical scene of an array of wildlife. Finished with two figures in boats, underwater, one in dismay, the other with his finger pressed against his lips. Signed along lower left corner:"Mendive 1998".
CIRCA: Late 20th Ct. (1998)
DIMENSIONS: H:80.5" L:127"