Hernandez Giro, Juan Emilio (1882 - 1953)

Image:
Hernandez Giro, Juan Emilio 
Portrait de Monsieur Joseph Hoffmann
1921
Watercolor on paper
74 x 64.8 cm

Nation of origin: Cuba

Dates in Paris: 1907-1912, 1914-1924

Paris address: Blvd Raspail; 32, rue Jean de La Fontaine (XVIe)

Schools attended: Académie de la Grand Chaumière, Académie Colarossi

Paris exhibitions:

1919 Galerie La Boétie

1921 (Apr.): Galerie Simonson (watercolors)

1923: Maison de L'Amérique Latine

1924 (Mar. 15-Apr. 15): Exposition d'Art Américain-Latin, Musée Galliera (Portrait of Dr. Luis Montané, and others)

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924: Salon des Indépendants

1924 (Jun. 24-Jul. 12): Juan E. Hernandez Giro Peintre Cubain (29, Avenue Kléber, M. Tejedor Chargé d'Affaires de Cuba)

Contacts:

Government grant? Yes (arranged by mayor of Santiago Emilio Bacardi for trip to Spain and France in 1904-1912 with his brother Rodolfo Hernández Giro)

Notes on artist: In 1924, he was named a Gentleman of the Legion of Honor in France.

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Citation: “Hernandez Giro, Juan Emilio ,” Transatlantic Encounters, accessed December 9, 2018, http://chnm.gmu.edu/transatlanticencounters/items/show/4586.

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