Ricardo Acevedo Bernal
|Ricardo Acevedo Bernal|
May 4, 1867|
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, United States of Colombia
|Died||April 7, 1930
Rome, Lazio, Italy
|Education||Colombian School of Fine Arts
Ricardo Acevedo Bernal (May 4, 1867 – April 7, 1930) was a Colombian painter and musician. He was director of the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, a professor of painting and was well known also for his portraits such as those of noblemen, including Antonio Narino and the first Colombian President Simon Bolivar. He was also a photographer and musical composer.
He studied in Paris and won a medal for an exhibition he gave in Bogota on the occasion of the centenary of independence. In his later years he served as a consul for Colombia in Italy, where he died in Rome in 1930.
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