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Benito Quinquela Martin

 (1890 - 1977)
Benito Quinquela Martin was active/lived in Argentina.  Benito Martin is known for painting.

Biography   Benito Quinquela Martin


Argentina's most famous artist, according to a Time magazine article in 1953, Benito Quinquela Martín rarely strayed far from the docks of his native home in La Boca, the port district of Buenos Aires. His humble beginnings are the stuff of legend: abandoned at birth and later adopted by a dockworker, he grew up hustling coal, drawing with bits of charcoal before he could read or write. Largely self-taught as an artist, Quinquela adapted an idiosyncratic Impressionism over his career, eschewing avant-garde experimentation for emotionally charged renderings of the waterfront, brought to life in the bustle of the ships and the hardworking dockhands   ...  Displaying 750 of 4113 characters.

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The Bridge at Boca (also known as Puente en La Boca)
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VELEROS AL SOL
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