Pelaez, Amelia (1897 - 1968)

Image: Pelaez, Amelia
Muchacha/Portrait
1931
Oil on canvas
70 x 61 cm
Private Collection, Costa Rica

Nation of origin: Cuba

Dates in Paris: 1927-1934

Paris address: 11, avenue Junot XVIIIe (Montmartre)

Schools attended: Académie de la Grand Chaumière (1928); École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (painting); L’Ecole du Louvre (Art History); Leger's Académie Contemporaine (1931); Alexandra Exter-composition and color harmony (summer 1931)

Paris exhibitions: 1933 (Apr. 28-May 12) Galerie Zak
1933 Salon des Tuileries
1933-34 (Dec. 26-Jan. 6) Exposition de Livres Manuscrits Galerie Myrbor (illustrated Sept Poémes by Leon Paul Fargue)
1934 XI Salon des Indépendents

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Government grant? yes-to study foreign museums (1927-1931)

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Citation: “Pelaez, Amelia ,” Transatlantic Encounters, accessed September 17, 2019, http://chnm.gmu.edu/transatlanticencounters/items/show/4656.

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