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EcuadorianBorn Luis CADENA JARAMILLO

Ecuadorian painter

Born on January 12, 1830 in Machachi, Pichincha , Ecuador (191 years)

Deceased on 1889 in Quito, Distrito Metropolitano de Quito, Pichincha , Ecuador

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He worked principally in portraiture, but also painted many religious subjects for the Roman Catholic Church. He was appointed director of the Academia de Dibujo y Pintura in Quito in 1861, and was director of the Escuela de Bellas Artes of the same city from 1872 to 1875.

Cadena was born on 12 January 1830 in Machachi, in the province of Pichincha in Ecuador. His first studies were with Antonio Salas. Between 1852 and 1856 he was in Santiago de Chile, where he worked in portraiture and came under the influence of the French Neo-Classical painter Raymond Monvoisin, who was living there.


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