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Ricardo Martinez

 (1918 - 2009)
Ricardo Martinez was active/lived in Texas / Mexico.  Ricardo Martinez is known for surreal, abstract image painting-figure.

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Ricardo Martinez


Ricardo Martínez de Hoyos (28 October 1918 - 11 January 2009) was a Mexican painter.  He was born to a large family in Mexico City comprising 16 siblings, with five of them who would pursue a career in fields related to the fine arts: Oliverio, an architect who greatly contributed to Ricardo's education; Jorge, an actor; Enrico and Homero, both of them architects; and Ricardo.

Between his nine and fourteen years of age, Ricardo Martínez de Hoyos lived in San Antonio, Texas, during the first years of the Great Depression.  When his family moved back to Mexico, he faced difficulties at speaking Spanish; however, his knowledge of the English language allowed him to read the works of English language writers such as Jane Austen  ...  Displaying 750 of 2571 characters.



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About  Ricardo Martinez

Born:  1918 - Mexico City, Mexico
Died:   2009 - Mexico City, Mexico
Known for:  surreal, abstract image painting-figure