El Moises (Arizona Fine Artist) Paints Anthony Quinn — Famous Mexican /Irish American Actorby Dee Dee Garcia Blase on Mar. 26, 2013, under Art y arte, Chicano art, Cultura, Culture, Irish Undocumented
Attention Art lovers:
El Moises recently finished painting a portrait of Anthony Quinn a/k/a Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca born in Chihuahua, Mexico, during the Mexican Revolution. His mother, Manuela “Nellie” Oaxaca, was of Aztec ancestry. His father, Francisco (Frank) Quinn, was also born in Mexico, to an Irish immigrant father from County Cork and a Mexican mother.
According to Wikipedia, Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, The Guns of Navarone, The Message, Guns for San Sebastian, Lion of the Desert and La Strada. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice; for Viva Zapata! in 1952 and Lust for Life in 1956.