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Oswaldo Guayasamín

  • Birth 6 Jul 1919 Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
  • Death 10 Mar 1999 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
  • Plot Árbol de la Vida.
  • Memorial ID 14844775

Painter. He was born in Quito, Ecuador. In 1942, he made his first exhibition in his hometown. He is best remembered for his murals in cities such as Quito, Madrid, Paris and Sao Paulo, influenced by the painters Orozco and Picasso. His paintings were exhibited all around the world. Among others "La Época de la Cólera," "Huacayñán," "Las Manos de la Ira," "La Ternura" and "La Capilla del Hombre." He was cremated and his ashes, within an urn, were located under a pine (named el Árbol de la Vida, the Life's Tree) in the garden of the Capilla del Hombre, his last project in Quito.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 6 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14844775
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oswaldo Guayasamín (6 Jul 1919–10 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14844775, citing Capilla del Hombre, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador ; Maintained by Find A Grave .