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Chilean, 20th century, male.

Died July 1946, in Santiago.

Painter. Still-lifes.

Julio Ortiz de Zárate, the brother of Manuel, was a descendant of an illustrious Toledan family with origins in the New World dating from the 16th century. In 1946, one of his still-lifes was shown at an exhibition at the Musee d'Art Moderne in Paris, organised by the United Nations. He had previously exhibited in Paris at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon des Tuileries....


Liliana Herrera

Spanish sculptor and architect, active in Peru. He influenced generations of indigenous sculptors in the Cuzco region, where he was resident from about the 1630s until 1664 and where he introduced and developed the Plateresque style. Some of his carved retables are known only from documentation, as is the case with the principal altar (1631; destr. 19th century) at La Merced, Cuzco. Other works in Cuzco include the principal retables in Cuzco Cathedral, executed (...