David Adickes

Santa Fe, New Mexico Cactus and Moon Abstract Impressionist Landscape Painting 1960s



Oil on canvas


A nice example of an early work by Houston, Texas artist, David Adickes. This painting features a Santa Fe, New Mexico landscape with sombrero cactus and a crescent moon with subtle tones of purples, blues, and greens set in the dark of night. Circa 1960s; oil paint. Unsigned. Unframed but framing options are available.

Artist Biography

Born (1927) and raised in Huntsville, TX, David Adickes is an artist whose art and heart are closely aligned with Paris, France. After studying art at the Atelier F. Leger in the late 40s, Adickes burst onto the art scene in Houston and elsewhere in the early 50s and has been a prominent member of Houston’s art community ever since. While his most visible works are his giant sculptures, from the Virtuoso in downtown Houston to the 76-foot Sam Houston in his hometown of Huntsville, David Adickes has for decades produced paintings that have been acclaimed in numerous art exhibitions and galleries, both in the United States and internationally. Moreover, his paintings continue to delight collectors with a distinct blend of classic style, delightful palette, and a touch of whimsy.


H 14 in. x W 10 in. x D .03 in.