Gabriel Fernandez Ledesma
(1900 - 1983)
Gabriel Fernandez Ledesma was active/lived in Mexico. Gabriel Ledesma is known for painting.
Biography Gabriel Fernandez Ledesma
Gabriel Fernandez Ledesma was born in 1900.
In 1917 he came to Mexico City on a scholarship, from the government of his home state, to study at the Academy of San Carlos where he was a student of Leandro Izaguirre, Carlos Lazo and Saturnino Herrán.
In 1922, he traveled to Rio de Janeiro as an assistant to Roberto Montenegro, who had commissioned the decoration of the Pavilion of Mexico in Brazil.
Upon his return, education minister José Vasconcelos named him artistic director of the Ceramic Pavilion of the Faculty of Chemical Sciences.
Opposed to the impressionist training that was taught in the Outdoor Painting Schools, he rejected the address that Alfredo Ramos Martínez had offered him from one of them.
Instead, FernánConsulted sources: TOVAR DE TERESA, Guillermo. Repertoire of artists in Mexico. Volume I. Mexico. Grupo Financiero Bancomer, 1995, p. 396 and MARTÍNEZ LAMBARRY, Margarita et al. The Painting Collection of the National Bank of Mexico. Volume I. Mexico. Grupo Financiero Banamex, 2002, p. 260.
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