Oswaldo Guayasamín

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Birthday
6, 1919
Birthplace
Quito, Ecuador
Death Date
Mar 10, 1999 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1919
Birthplace
Quito, Ecuador
Death Date
Mar 10, 1999 (79)

About

Painter and sculptor who won first prize at the Ecuadorian Salón Nacional de Acuarelistas y Dibujantes in 1948.

Before Fame

He graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Quito, where he studied painting and architecture.

Trivia

He was a supporter of the Cuban Revolution.

Family Life

He was the first of 10 children born into a poor family of Quechua and Criollo descent.

Associated With

He was a supporter of Fidel Castro.