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Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) – 1916-19 Cubist Composition (Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain)

Oil and collage on canvas; 154 x 114 cm. María Gutierrez Blanchard was a Spanish painter. Blanchard was the daughter of journalist Enrique Gutierrez Cueto Blanchard and Concepción Blanchard Santisteban. Born with various disabilities, she was small in stature, hunchbacked and unable to walk. She was the cousin of Mexican artist Germán Cueto. In 1903…

Imperio Argentina

Dutch postcard. M.B.& Z. (M. Bonnist & Zonen, Amsterdam), nr. 199. Cifesa was a big Spanish distribution company between the mid-1930s and the early 1960s. Imperio Argentina (1906-2003) was a Spanish singer, dancer and actress. Imperio Argentina was born Magdalena Nile del Río, on December 26th, 1906 in San Telmo, the tango district of Buenos…

Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) – 1924 Maternity (The Museum of Art and Industry of Roubaix, France)

María Gutierrez Blanchard was a Spanish painter. Blanchard was the daughter of journalist Enrique Gutierrez Cueto Blanchard and Concepción Blanchard Santisteban. Born with various disabilities, she was small in stature, hunchbacked and unable to walk. She was the cousin of Mexican artist Germán Cueto. In 1903 she moved to Madrid and studied at the Real…