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Nieto, Rodolfo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00130652
Nieto, Rodolfo

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 13 July 1936, in Oaxaca; died 24 July 1985, in Mexico City.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, collage artist. Figures, animals.

Nieto studied at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura La Esmeralda, Mexico City, and was a follower of Carlos Orozco Romero, Gabriel Fernández Ledezma and Santos Balmori. He lived in Paris for several years, where he learnt lithography with Mourlot and Michel Casse and engraving with William Hayter. He took part in the Paris Biennale in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; 20th-Century Art ; Latin American and Caribbean Art

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