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 Juan Manuel Blanes

 

 

Juan Manuel Blanes        


(b Montevideo, 8 June 1830; d Pisa, 15 April 1901).

Uruguayan painter and draughtsman. He came from a humble background and as a child suffered the separation of his parents, a disrupted schooling, poverty and the social upheavals of Montevideo under siege by General Manuel Oribe during Uruguay’s Guerra grande of 1839–51. From an early age he showed talent as a draughtsman, making life drawings and oil paintings while working as a typographer for El defensor de la independencia americana, a daily newspaper run by the besieging army.

 


"Episodio de la fiebre amarilla" Buenos Aires 1871

 

 


Escena campestre

 

 


Parana landscape

 

 


Artigas en la Ciudadela

 

 


Amanecer

 

 


Demonio, mundo y carne

 

 


Tomando mate

 

 


The Paraguayan Woman

 

 


Retrato de Dona Carlota Ferreira

 

 


El Baqueano

 

 


Gaucho

 

 


Escena campestre

 

 


GAUCHO EN EL PALENQUE

 
 

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