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MATTA, Roberto (1911 - 2002), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MATTA, Roberto (1911 - 2002), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media

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Chilean, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA, in Italy, France.

Born 11 November 1911, in Chiloe (Santiago); died 23 November 2002, in Civitavecchia, near Rome.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator.

Surrealist group.

Roberto Matta came from a wealthy family and was of Spanish and Basque descent. He studied at the Colegio del Sagrado

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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