Antonio Sanchez Araujo
(1887 - 1946)
Antonio Sanchez Araujo was active/lived in California, Maryland / Cuba, France. Antonio Araujo is known for still life painting, engraving, teaching.
Biography Antonio Sanchez Araujo
Antonio Sanchez Araujo was born in Santa Lucia, Oriente province in 1887. In 1907 he enrolled in the National School of Fine Arts in Havana. Later a scholarship enabled him to study painting in Barcelona, Madrid and Paris where he roamed the galleries and painted copies of Renaissance masterworks in the collection or the Louvre. In Paris he also attended formal classes at the Academies Colarossi and the Grande Chaumiere.
By 1925 Araujo began to exhibit his work in Havana, Barcelona, Seville and Madrid as well as in San Francisco, Philadelphia and Baltimore. In 1926 Araujo joined the faculty at the Academy of San Alejandro as a full professor. He taught at San Alejandro until his death in 1946.
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