Feb 8, 1903 — Dec. 31, 1984

Elias Oliver Amador Sandoval

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Large Watercolors

This group covers watercolors preceding 1963 bearing the Mexican government stamp for exportation unless noted otherwise as many post date that period and since a number of them are framed notations on the backs cannot be ascertained. Illness prevented him from painting after 1974. The size for these is either 14" x 21" or 14" x 22", watercolor only (unframed).


  1. Moose

    Earth tones predominate in this moose watercolor as he stands in water framed by birches with a background of pine trees. He later…

  2. Farm in the United States

    Labelled "Farm in the United States" and stamped for exportation by the Mexican Government on August 15, 1963.

  3. Michigan Farm house

    Unusual house-like or farm structure bridging road, possibly in Michigan. Circa late 1960's.

  4. Church in Sault Ste. Marie

    Circa 1964, Church in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

  5. Moored Boat

    Boy working on one of the moored boats near a lighthouse possibly in Michigan. Late 1960's.

  6. Rockport Bay

    Sailboat in Rockport Bay,Texas, bearing the Mexican exportation stamp of 8/15/1963.

  7. Popocatépetl Volcano

    The Popocatépetl Volcano with road leading up to it on the outskirts of Mexico City, D.F. Stamped for exportation 8/15/1963.

  8. Taxco Panorama

    Panoramic view of the fabled city of Taxco and the cathedral above the silver mine. Neither stamped nor numbered, but predates 196…

  9. El Morro

    Numbered 110, rock formation, "el Morro" in Acapulco Bay, Mexico. Predates 1963, painted in the fifties.

  10. Rockport Bay Sailboat

    Docked sailboat in Rockport bay rendered in earth tones.

  11. Cows at Pasture

    Cows at pasture and resting in Michigan, painted in mid to late 1960's.

  12. Moose standing

    Moose standing in lake framed by birches accompanied by a rising sun, with a stand of pine trees in background.

  13. Maguey Cactus

    Native sucking sap from a giant Maguey Cactus which is fermented to form a thick drink, named "pulque". Not numbered or stamped, b…

  14. Under a Wintry Sky

    Under a wintry sky, a modest and homey farm house amidst scattered trees and a lightly traveled road, becomes a true Winter scene.

  15. Last Watercolor

    His last watercolor shows a monster (himself) hiding behind a tree as he watches the blond, unclothed princess (his wife Edith) be…

  16. A Mexican Street

    Full of ambience, a Mexican street with outdoor hanging light and a woman watching her donkey while selling her pottery wares. Out…

  17. Unsigned parody with Goya influence.

    Unsigned painting in the manner of Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (or possible reproduction, although a search did not yield a…

  18. The Two Temples

    Hill of the Chair (Cerro de la Silla) and Convent, Monterrey, Mexico. This enlarged version of an earlier watercolor is imbued wi…

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