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CARDEÑAS, Augustín (1927 - 2001), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARDEÑAS, Augustín (1927 - 2001), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor

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Cuban, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 10 April 1927, in Matanzas; died 12 February 2001.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor, draughtsman.

Augustín Cardeñas was a student at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro in Havana between 1943 and 1949 and at the studio of the sculptor Sicré, himself a former pupil of Bourdelle. In 1954 he was awarded the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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