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Uruguayan, 20th century, male.

Active in Spain.

Born 5 February 1898, in Montevideo; died 12 February 1929, in Montevideo.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, scenographer. Religious subjects, genre scenes, scenes with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes. Stage sets, comic cartoons.

The son of Spanish emigrants, Rafaél Pérez Barradas spent most of his artistic life in Spain, where he was soon contributing illustrations to the press. In 1913, he traveled in Italy and France, then settled in Condal. In 1928, he decided to return to Uruguay. He died prematurely of an illness. He is considered to have formed part of the Spanish artistic avant-garde at the beginning of the 1920s. Starting in a Post-Impressionist style that was soon influenced by Gauguin, he rapidly lightened his palette and became interested in the Cubist vision of reality while breaking out of the unitary vision of form. His canvases, with grey and ochre colours, represent landscapes and burlesque scenes from daily life. ...

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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 6 September 1877, in Dolorès.

Painter, illustrator. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Brughetti was a student at the Royal Institute in London, the Artistic Association in Rome and the Académie Julian in Paris. He was a writer and he illustrated most of his literary work, including ...

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Chilean, 20th century, male.

Born 23 July 1907, in Valparaíso.

Sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Nadzov had an exhibition of his drawings in Paris in 1933. He illustrated many books and produced portraits of prominent figures. His sculptures were inspired by subjects from antiquity and religion, and he created stage sets for ...

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Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1921 to 1957 active in France.

Born 19 December 1899, in Recife; died 1970, in Recife.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Figure compositions, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, local figures, portraits.

Vicente do Rego Monteiro travelled to France very young. He entered the Académie Julian at the age of 11, and studied painting and sculpture at the same time. Then after a journey to Brazil he settled in Paris, his true artistic home, and in ...

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Colombian, 20th century, male.

Born 1924, in Risaralda; died 1998.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, sculptor, designer. Religious subjects, figures, scenes with figures. Frescoes, mosaics.

Tejada was a pupil at the Escuela Departamental de Artes Plásticas de Cali, and then at the Academia de Arte de Bogotá, where he worked under the direction of Alejandro Obregón. He received his diploma in ...

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 16 August 1886, in Durango; died 22 September 1946, in Mexico.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, nudes, portraits, genre scenes, sporting subjects, landscapes with figures, still-lifes.

Ángel Zárraga was a pupil at the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico, where he was trained by Julio Ruelas and German Gedovius. From 1904 he undertook various trips to Europe, studying in Brussels, Madrid, Toledo and Florence. He returned to Mexico in 1907 and 1910 before settling in Paris. He stayed in France until 1940 before returning to Mexico in 1941, where he spent the last years of his life....