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COVARRUBIAS, Miguél (1904 - 1957), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COVARRUBIAS, Miguél (1904 - 1957), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1904, in Mexico City; died 1957.

Painter (mixed media/gouache), watercolourist, illustrator. Scenes with figures, local figures, portraits. Murals.

[not available online]Covarrubias studied in Mexico City. He was drawn to archaeology and two of his works are particularly famous: The Eagle, Serpent and Jaguar and Indian Art of Mexico and Central America. In 1930 he travelled around Bali in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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