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Jose Ortiz-Echague

 (1886 - 1980)
Jose Ortiz-Echague was active/lived in Spain.  Jose OrtizEchague is known for painting.

Biography  
Jose Ortiz-Echague


Ortiz-Echagüe began to photograph at La Rioja, Spain in 1898.  From 1903 to 1909, he studied engineering at the Guadalajara Military Academy and from 1909 to 1912, worked as an airborn photographer for the Balloon Service of the Spanish Expeditionary Corps in Morocco.

Ortiz-Echagüe moved to Buenos Aires in 1912, and worked as an engineer for the City of Buenos Aires Planning Department.  In 1915, Ortiz-Echagüe returned to Spain and began photoreportages on the rural areas and peasants of Spain, which he continued until 1936. 

From 1923 to 1970, Ortiz-Echagüe founded and directed the company Construcciones Aeronauticas S.A. (CASA).



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About  Jose Ortiz-Echague

Born:  1886 - Guadalajara
Died:   1980 - Madrid
Known for:  painting