(1863 - 1942)
Armando G. Menocal was active/lived in Cuba. Armando Menocal is known for figure, landscape, genre painting, nudes.
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Biography Armando Menocal
Armando Menocal (born Havana, July 8, 1863 - died there, September 28, 1942) was a Cuban painter. He first studied at the Academy of San Alejandro in his native city, before going to Spain in 1880 for further study with Francisco Jover; there he also became acquainted with the work of Joaquín Sorolla and the thinking of Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo. He also exhibited in Spain, winning numerous awards.
Menocal later returned to Cuba to join the Liberation Forces in the Cuban War of Independence; upon its completion, he dedicated himself to the teaching of art, returning to his alma mater as a professor of landscape painting. In 1927 he was named director; in 1940 he became director emeritus.
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