Pancho Fierro

Tapada limeña, Pancho Fierro

Tapada limeña

Afro-Peruvian Pancho Fierro (1810-1879)  was a self-taught painter who chronicled the customs of people in everyday Lima, Peru.  As the leading costumbrista artist in the country, his works depicted a great variety of people and places at the transitional phase between the colonial and Republican periods.

This entry was published on June 13, 2011 at 5:00 am and is filed under Peru, Watercolor. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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