Alfredo Ramos Martinez
(1871 - 1946)
Alfredo Ramos Martinez was active/lived in California / Mexico. Alfredo Martinez is known for portrait and pre-Columbian imagery painting, murals, sculptures.
Alfredo Martinez is best known for his modern Mexican paintings and
murals. His work did not directly reflect traditional Mexican art nor
did it embrace the European modernist movements of the time, but rather
his unique style was based on his heritage and his thorough academic
Born in Monterey, Mexico in 1871, Martinez
remained there for his early education. He then studied at the Academia
Nacional de Belles Artes in Mexico City between 1884 and 1892. As a
young artist Martinez caught the attention of American, Phoebe Hearst
who arranged financial support for him to study abroad. Martinez
studied, lived and worked in Paris, France, and was eventually able to
support himself after he received an award for one o ... Displaying 750 of 15623 characters.