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Guillermo Silva

 (born 1921)
Guillermo Silva is active/lives in Colombia.  Guillermo Silva is known for surrealist painting.

Biography   Guillermo Silva


Guillermo Silva Santamaria was born in Bogota, Colombia in 1921.  At the age of 16, he studied painting under French Impressionist Pierre Daguet.  In the years to follow, he traveled in the United States and France and continued his studies.  He established a workshop for stained glass in Colombia in 1949, and taught drawing the following year in Bogota.

Further travel to Europe, Peru and Mexico influenced his painting style.  The 1950's brought an interest in engraving.  Silva studied the craft, and later trained an entire generation of etchers in Mexico City.  Silva's subsequent lithographs brought the artist international renown.

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