(1885 - 1954)
Mariano Miguel was active/lived in Spain, Cuba. Mariano Miguel is known for landscape and cityscape painting, illustration, teaching.
Biography Mariano Miguel
Mariano Miguel was born in Spain in 1885. He was a writer, journalist and landscape painter who eventually became the Director of the Academy of San Alejandro, Cuba’s official school of art.
After a traditional education in Spain, Miguel relocated in Paris in 1900. He returned to Madrid, Spain in 1901 where he worked as an illustrator for a number of magazines and newspapers. In 1904 he arrived in Cuba where he resumed his career as an illustrator for a number of newspapers and periodicals. In 1908, Miguel returned to Spain where he edited a number of new and influential art and cultural magazines while he studied with a number of successful academic painters including Cecilio Pla.
In 1912 Miguel became a Cuban citizen and w
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