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Roberto Pontual

Brazilian caricaturist and painter. He came to Brazil in 1859, having already acquired some knowledge of painting in Paris. He settled initially in São Paulo, where he at once started to publish caricatures attacking black slavery. There, in 1864, he was one of the founders of the comic newspaper ...

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Argentinian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 September 1856, in Buenos Aires; died 16 September 1933, in Buenos Aires.

Engraver.

Emilio Carnelio Agrelo was self-taught and produced a large number of etchings. He introduced etching to Argentina in the last decade of the 19th century, before which the technique had been unknown. Emilio Agrela was obliged to pass his commissions on to artists in Paris. There is a room named after him at the national museum in Buenos Aires....

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Peruvian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Tenador, Ecuador.

Painter.

Albuya painted the portrait of Gonzalès Suarez that was exhibited in 1900 at the decennial exhibition in Paris.

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Elisa García Barragán

Italian sculptor and teacher, active in France and Mexico. He began his career in Marseille as a sculptor of the French school, and in 1888 he received an honourable mention at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he exhibited regularly until 1913. He probably moved to Mexico at the end of ...

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Chilean, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Santiago.

Painter.

Alégria exhibited at the national society of fine arts with Study in 1913.

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Cuban, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1952, in Yaguajay.

Painter.

Ángel Alfaro Echevarría has already gone through several periods: Naturalist, Abstract and then a return to the Figurative, albeit in a more detached, impulsive style.

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Brazilian painter. Deeply attached to the interior of the state of São Paulo, where he was born, Almeida Júnior returned there as soon as he had finished his studies with, among others, Victor Meirelles de Lima at the Academia Imperial das Belas Artes in Rio de Janeiro. Under the patronage of the Emperor ...

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Roberto Pontual

Brazilian painter and caricaturist. Brought as a child from the interior of the state of Minas Gerais to Rio de Janeiro, he graduated in 1877 from the Academia Imperial das Belas Artes. By then he had already published his first caricatures in the Rio press, and he continued to be a frequent contributor to such humorous periodicals as ...

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Brazilian, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Rio de Janeiro.

Painter.

Alto Mearim was a student of José Malhoa. She exhibited genre pictures and oil portraits, as well as pastels, in Paris in 1900.

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Ecuadorean, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Cuenca, Equador.

Sculptor.

Daniel Alvarado exhibited a wooden bust at the decennial exhibition of fine arts in Paris in 1900.

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Ecuadorean, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in Ecuador.

Painter.

Palmira Alvarado exhibited at the decennial exhibition of fine arts in Paris in 1900.

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Monica E. Kupfer

Panamanian painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He is known chiefly as the designer of the national flag (1903) of Panama. He studied business administration and had a long career in public office. When Panama became independent in 1903, he became Secretario de Hacienda and in ...

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Brazilian, 19th century, male.

Painter.

Amaras carried out the decoration of the former imperial palaces of Rio de Janeiro (before 1840). He was also an architect.

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Brazilian painter. His precocious talent as a draughtsman was recognized as early as 1853, when he accompanied the expedition led by the French naturalist Louis Jacques Brunet to the north-east of Brazil. He then went to Rio de Janeiro, where he entered the Academia Imperial das Belas Artes in ...

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Brazilian, 19th century, male.

Born 1843, in Areias (Pernambuco); died 1905.

Painter, writer. History painting.

Americo studied painting in Paris with Ingres. The German emperor owned one of his early works, Woman from Rio de Janeiro. He produced many paintings that celebrated Brazilian independence. He was also interested in literature, the natural sciences and politics. He spent a long period working in Florence, where he produced and successfully exhibited one of his large pictures, ...

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Brazilian, 19th century, male.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Amoedo exhibited in Paris in 1882 and 1887 and in Rio de Janeiro in 1901, with Portrait of a Woman.

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South American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Ecuador.

Sculptor.

Andrade Torre took part in the Exposition Universelle of 1900, with a bust sculpted in wood.

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Luis Enrique Tord

French painter and draughtsman, active in Peru. He served as the French Vice-Consul in Lima from 1834 to 1838 and while there produced albums of watercolours and drawings of cities such as Arica, Arequipa, Lima, Cuzco, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba and Tacna. His romantic spirit inclined him to the exotic, and he documented street scenes, the characters of city life, groups of buildings and archaeological monuments. Taken as a whole, these pictures bear witness to everyday life in Peru at that time....

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Myriam A. Ribeiro de Oliveira and Liliana Herrera

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Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Cuban painter. He was one of the most prominent students of Miguel Melero (1836–1907), the first Cuban-born director of the Academia de S Alejandro in Havana (founded 1818). Morell also studied at the Academia de S Fernando in Madrid. Morell’s portraits, with their natural poses in domestic settings, reflect an ease with effects of light and texture not seen in the work of his Cuban contemporaries, with the exception of Guillermo Collazo. One of his most significant works is ...