(1922 - 1970)
Noe Canjura was active/lived in France, El Salvador. Noe Canjura is known for modernist landscape and figure painting.
Biography Noe Canjura
Noe Canjura (Apopa, El Salvador, August 14, 1922 - Morienval, France, September 29, 1970) was a Salvadoran painter and a prominent figure in 20th century modern art in France. He was born in 1922, in Apopa a village in the Republic of El Salvador in Central America, to a family of landless peasants of humble origin. By the time of his death, he was recognized as one of the leading landscape, still life and figure painters of France.
As a youth Canjura was raised in intimate contact with the struggle of wrestling a livelihood from the infertile soil of his native village. To pay part of his expenses and to lighten the weight of the sacrifices his father made to keep him in school, Canjura worked in a sawmill and often spent the night
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