(1895 - 1984)
Hector Moncayo was active/lived in Mexico, Ecuador. Hector Moncayo is known for painting.
Biography Hector Moncayo
Hector Moncayo (1895-1984)
Patriarch of the "Moncayo Painters" of Ecuador, he attended the Escuela de Bellas Artes de Quito [School of Fine Arts of Quito]. He attended the school only for a short time, starting to paint independently in 1908. Cultural landscapes, street-side scenes, flowers, human figures, and portraits became his characteristic themes.
He married Elena Merino who also developed a gift for the arts and began painting bucolic landscapes in small formats. Two of their children as well as other members of the extended family also became painters.