Tommy Macaione

the excitement = of peace And the Rustic times

Oil on Canvas  
35 x 45 in


Unframed dimensions: 30 x 40 in.


Thomas S. Macaione (1907-1992) was a colorful Santa Fe personality known as as ‘El Diferente’. Macaione lived as a true bohemian who was devoted to art above all else. “[Macaione’s] passion for plein-air painting was not entirely appreciated at first in the town’s lingering Wild West atmosphere,” wrote the Santa Fe New Mexican in 2013. “Once, when painting a garden on Acequia Madre, he was scared off by the property owner, who fired a pistol in the air in his flowers’ defense.”

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