Manuel Centurion was born in Mexico. Centurion was a resident of San Francisco in 1921. In that year his Aztec Warrior was presented to the city of San Francisco as a gesture of goodwill from Mexico.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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