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MÉNDEZ, Leopoldo (1902 - 1969), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÉNDEZ, Leopoldo (1902 - 1969), Painter, engraver

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1902, in Mexico; died 1969.

Painter, engraver.

Estridentismo Group.

At the age of 15, Leopoldo Méndez began studying drawing and painting at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura La Esmeralda in Mexico City. He later became a pupil of Alfredo Ramos Martinez at the open-air school of Chimalistac. In 1932 he became director of the ministry of education in Mexico

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