Pedro Azabache Bustamante

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Pedro Azabache Bustamante
Born Pedro Azabache Bustamante
(1918-01-31)January 31, 1918
Moche, La Libertad, Peru
Died February 27, 2012(2012-02-27) (aged 94)
Moche, Peru
Nationality Peruvian
Known for Painter

Pedro Azabache Bustamante (Moche (Peru) January 31, 1918 - February 27, 2012[1]) was a Peruvian painter, pupil of Julia Codesido and Jose Sabogal and was one of the few direct followers of indigenismo. He studied at the National School of Fine Arts in Lima where he joined in 1937. In June 1944 he presented his first solo show in the exclusive exposition rooms of the cultural institution "Insula" at the invitation of the poet José Gálvez Barrenechea. In 1962, he founded the School of Fine Arts Macedonio de la Torre in Trujillo city, which was its first director.


The indigenist and costumbrist painter, in his paintings embodied the beautiful pictures of Moche, of their favorite saints, as the patron of farmers, San Isidro Labrador, the portrait of his mother and many others who have traveled the world. Your valuable artwork is admired at home and abroad for capturing landscapes and faces of the deepest Peru from coast and sierra.[2]

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  1. ^ "Pedro Azabache Bustamante-Biography" (in Spanish). Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pedro Azabache Bustamante" (in Spanish). Retrieved May 27, 2012.