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Saturnino Herran

 (1887 - 1918)
Saturnino Herran was active/lived in Mexico.  Saturnino Herran is known for figure and portrait charcoal drawing and painting, Mexican culture.

Biography  
Saturnino Herran


Following is a biography from the "Arts in Mexico Series Index", published on the website of Mexconnect, May 5, 2007

"Saturnino Herran: A Bright Light Too Soon Extinguished" by Rita Pomade, Arts of Mexico

At least ten years before the "Big Three" - Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros - came into their own as world-renown muralists, a lone painter was setting the groundwork. His name was Saturnino Herran. He was the first Mexican artist to envision the concept of a totally Mexican art. And he laid the foundation for the development of the muralist movement.

In a catalogue dedicated to Herran's work published in 1997, Carlos Fuentes, the novelist, described the painter as the one who opened the way not only for the muralist  ...  Displaying 750 of 7335 characters.



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About  Saturnino Herran

Born:  1887
Died:   1918
Known for:  figure and portrait charcoal drawing and painting, Mexican culture