Arturo Michelena

(1863 - 1898)
Francisco Arturo Michelena Castillo was a Venezuelan painter known for his historical and genre scenes and portraits.

His father, Juan Antonio Michelena (1832-1918) was also a painter. His mother, Socorro Castillo (1839-1909), was the daughter of the muralist, Pedro Castillo.

He began to paint at a very early age, with lessons from his father. In...
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