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POSADA, José Guadalupe (1852 - 1913), Engraver, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POSADA, José Guadalupe (1852 - 1913), Engraver, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator

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Mexican, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1852, in Aguascalientes; died 20 January 1913, in Mexico.

Engraver, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator.

José Posada was a teacher in Leon, Guanajuato, in 1873. He gave up teaching in 1878, moving to Mexico City to work as an engraver, though it is not known where he acquired his training. In the beginning, he worked for a publisher, illustrating

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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