LINO ENEA SPILIMBERGO
was born in
in 1896, the son of Italian immigrants, Antonio Enea Spilimbergo and
María Giacoboni, and his full name was Lino Claro Honorio Enea
Spilimbergo. His early years were spent in the Buenos Aires
Whilst visiting his mother's relatives in northern Italy with his
family he contracted
which in later years caused him to suffer from
Returning to Buenos Aires in 1902 he started his schooling, which
ended in 1910, when he began working for the post office to support
himself. From then on, until 1924, he kept this job in parallel with
his painting. In 1917 he graduated from the Academia Nacional de
Bellas Artes and in September of that year his father died.
Figuras con caballo.
32 x 36 cm.