Blanes, Juán Manuel
Uruguayan, 19th century, male.
Active also active in Italy.
Born 8 June 1830, in Montevideo; died 15 April 1901, in Pisa, Italy.
Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist. Religious subjects, military subjects, historical subjects, allegorical subjects, figures, local figures, portraits, landscapes, local scenes, animals. Murals.
Juán Manuel Blanes' father was Andalusian and his mother was Argentinian. He was from a humble background and he seems to have learnt to draw and paint by himself. He worked on the newspaper ...