Francisco Amighetti

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Francisco Amighetti (1907–1998) was a Costa Rican painter. In addition to his paintings, Amighetti also produced wood engravings, poetry and works of art criticism. He based his artwork on basic lifestyle in Costa Rica.[1]

He worked with Margarita Bertheau on a mural called Agriculture . The mural was for the presidential palace and has been called both pastoral and shocking as it shows the peasants farming but in the distance others run as a person is shot.[2]


  1. ^ Amighetti, 60 años de labor artistica, Museo de Arte Costarricense, San Jose, 1987.
  2. ^ "Exhibit chronicles evolution of Costa Rican art - The Tico Times". Retrieved 2017-09-25.

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