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Mexican, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Zempoala; died 1935, in Mexico City.

Painter. Landscapes.

Clausell moved to Mexico City at the age of 20 and became a lawyer. In 1890 he travelled around Europe and discovered Impressionist painting. He was a self-taught painter, encouraged by Gerardo Murillo. Most of his work shows views of Mexico painted in rich colours....

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Giulio V. Blanc

Cuban painter, ceramicist and illustrator. She studied under Leopoldo Romañach (1862–1951) at the Academia de S Alejandro in Havana, where she was influenced by Impressionism. She graduated in 1924 and lived in Paris from 1927 to 1933, studying at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the Ecole du Louvre. She also studied composition and colour with the Russian Constructivist and stage designer ...

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Bolivian, 20th century, male.

Born in Cochabamba.

Painter.

Perez Alacala's painting has Post-Impressionist features and makes use of diverse ethnic symbols. He was also an architect.

de Gisbert de Mesa, Teresa: Peintres boliviens contemporains, exhibition catalogue, Musée d'Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, 1973....

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Roberto Pontual

Brazilian painter and decorative artist, of Italian birth. He was taken as an infant from Italy to Rio de Janeiro. In 1884 he began studying in Rio de Janeiro at the Academia Imperial das Belas Artes and the Liceu Imperial de Artes e Ofícios under ...