Jose Sabogal

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Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
Dec 15, 1956 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
Dec 15, 1956 (68)

About

Muralist and painter who became a leader of the Peruvian Indigenist movement and was among its earliest supporters.

Before Fame

He traveled to the region of Cuzco, where he fell in love with native Peruvian art. He traveled Europe and North Africa from 1908 until 1913, then studied at the National School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, Argentine, for five years.

Trivia

He promoted pre-Colombian culture and art even though he himself was of European ancestry.

Family Life

His parents were both Spanish nationals.

Associated With

He was a friend and contemporary of Mexican artist Diego Rivera.