(1850 - 1896)
Guillermo Collazo was active/lived in New York / Cuba, France. Guillermo Collazo is known for portrait painting, political activism, photography colorist.
Biography Guillermo Collazo
Guillermo Collazo was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1850. His first studies were probably conducted in his native city under the guidance of Federico Martinez, as certain characteristics of his painting relate him to this artist. In 1868, his parents boarded him onto a vessel bound for the United States in order to save his life, since his commitment to the Cuban independence movement had endangered it.
His passion for the Fine Arts directed him toward this path in New York, where he worked as a colorist in a photography studio. After some years, he opened his own studio and then promptly achieved fame as a noted portraitist.
In 1883, Collazo returned to Cuba after this prolonged absence and settled in Havana, where he remaine
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