Jorge Vinatea Reinoso

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Jorge Vinatea Reinoso (April 22, 1900 - July 15, 1931) was a Peruvian painter.

Vinatea was born in Arequipa. His first exhibition was in 1917, and by 1918 he had moved to Lima where he contributed with a few of his sketches to the national weekly "Sudamérica", published and owned by the former diplomatic and consular agent Carlos Pérez Cánepa. Simultaneously and until mid-1924, he served as apprentice to the already renowned painter Daniel Hernández at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes. He worked for a while as an art critic and caricaturist and in 1925 attained a teaching job at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes.

As a cartoonist, in 1922 he created the first Peruvian comic strip series to use speech balloons: Travesuras de Serrucho y Volatín.

Vinatea died in his hometown of Arequipa.