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Roberto Montenegro

 (1885 - 1968)
Roberto Montenegro was active/lived in Mexico.  Roberto Montenegro is known for mural painting, illustration, portrait painting.

Biography  
Roberto Montenegro


Mexican painter, printmaker, illustrator and stage designer. In 1903 he began studying painting in Guadalajara under Félix Bernardelli, an Italian who had established a school of painting and music there, and he produced his first illustrations for Revista moderna, a magazine that promoted the Latin American modernist movement and for which his cousin, the poet Amado Nervo, wrote. In 1905 he enrolled at the Escuela Nacional de Arte in Mexico City, where Diego Rivera was also studying, and won a grant to study in Europe. After two years in Madrid, Montenegro moved in 1907 to Paris, where he continued his studies and had his first contact with Cubism, meeting Picasso, Braque and Gris.

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About  Roberto Montenegro

Born:  1885 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Died:   1968 - Mexico City, Mexico
Known for:  mural painting, illustration, portrait painting