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Jaime Antonio Gumercindo Gonzalez Colson was born in Tubagua, Puerto Plata in 1901. Educated in Santo Domingo, he travelled to Paris to improve his painting skills. Jaime Colson moved in 1918 to Spain where he studied art at La Lonja, in Barcelona and the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid-Spain. He lived in Paris from 1924 to 1934, where he was greatly influenced by Cubists. Primarily a figurative artist, Colson experimented with several different artistic styles, including Cubism, Surrealism, and Neoclassicism.

He went to Mexico to work as a teacher. Then he returned to Barcelona. He later went to Santo Domingo, where he was a professor of Fine Arts.

Colson had beautiful styles: cubist, such as; Still life, nudes, mythology works, etc. and it made him well known internationally. In Mallorca-Spain, he painted frescoes in an oratory. It is a large work of great artistic value.  In his contributions to Dominican art Jaime Colson left a discipleship that is now part of the best of national art. He is considered one of the great painters of 20th-century Latin America.

Two Heads’, Dominican Republic, 1957
Untitled (Mother and Child) oil on canvas 38 ½ x 27 in. (97.8 x 68.6 cm.)

Moeder met kind en een man op paard in de achtergrond

Painting on canvas – 47 x 52 cm. (18.5 x 20.5 in.)
JAIME COLSON (1901-1975)Dos desnudos, 1935 Tinta sobre papel Medidas: 21 x 27

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