(1893 - 1971)
Felipe Sanchez was active/lived in Spain, Puerto Rico. Felipe Sanchez is known for painting, drawing, works on paper, teaching.
Biography Felipe Sanchez
Felipe Sanchez, Madrid, Spain, 1888 - San Juan, PR, 1971
Also known as Sanchez Filipe and Alejandro Sanchez Felipe
Painter, draftsman, watercolorist, and educator, Felipe Sánchez studied at the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid and was a student of Spanish artists Antonio Muñoz Degrain, Cecilio Plá, and Julio Romero de Torres. Before coming to Puerto Rico in 1933, he traveled through several countries in the Americas.
In addition to his painting, Sánchez Felipe was a teacher, and many of our most important artists studied under him and received his encouragement, including Augusto Marín, Fran Cervoni, and Rafael Tufiño.
In 1934, he became director of the art school established in San Juan by the Puerto Rico Relief
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