Benjamín Palencia

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Benjamín Palencia
Born
Benjamín Palencia Pérez

(1894-07-07)7 July 1894
Died16 January 1980(1980-01-16) (aged 85)
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
NationalityESP
EducationReal Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
Known forPainting and Drawing
MovementSurrealism, Fauvism
Awards

Benjamín Palencia (7 July 1894 − 16 January 1980) was a Spanish painter and draftsman from Barrax, Albacete. Most notably he became known as co-founder of the School of Vallecas (together with sculptor Alberto Sánchez.[1] The quintessence of the large body of his work is perhaps the poetry of the Castilian landscape as defined by the Generation of '98.

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  1. ^ "Benjamín Palencia Biography". artnet.com. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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