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PONCE DE LEON, Fidelio (1895 - 1949), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PONCE DE LEON, Fidelio (1895 - 1949), Painter, draughtsman

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Cuban, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Camagüey; died 1949.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

Ponce de Leon studied at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro, where he often came into conflict with his teachers, who tried to teach him the conventional rules of proportion while he preferred to elongate his forms. From 1923 to 1925, he was a teacher in a small school

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