Mexican, 20th century, male.
Born 1905, in Mexico City; died 1947, in Mexico City.
Painter, lithographer. Figure compositions, scenes with figures, landscapes. Wall decorations, stage sets.
Julio Castellanos studied at the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City. He then travelled around Latin America, the USA, and Europe. He was appointed director of theatrical enterprises at the ministry of art, and designed numerous ballet sets. He also painted mural decorations, notable for a school in Coyoacan and another in Peralvillo. As a result of his official duties and the fact that he was also teaching, his output was fairly small....