Tobón Mejía, Marco

Title

Tobón Mejía, Marco

Birth Date:

1876

Death Date:

1933

Image:

Tobón Mejía, Marco
Monumento a Jorge Isaacs
1924
Marble
Cementery of San Pedro, Medellín

Nationality:

Colombia

Dates in Paris:

1909-1927; 1928-1933

Address in Paris:

117, rue Notre-Dame des Champs (Vie)-shared studio with Rendon Seminario and Toledo Piza?

Schools

Jean Paul Laurens - November 1908 to February 1909

Exhibitions:

1919, 1922 (bronze medal), 1926, 1931 Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts
1923 Inaugural exhibition at the Maison de L'Amérique Latine
1924 (Mar. 15-Apr. 15) Exposition d'Art Américain-Latin, Musée Galliera
1924, 1925, 1927 (Un cadre de plaquettes et médailles, Un cadre de médaillons et plaquettes), 1928 (Général José-Maria Cordoba statue platre, inaugurated Medellin, Colombia, Un cadre plaquettes et mé'dailles, gravure), 1929 (Solitude pour le monument au poète José Asunción Silva, platre statue (illustrated on p. 215 of Salon catalogue), 1930 (Solitude douloureuse, pour le monument au poète José Asunción Silva, marble statue, nominated for gold medal, un cadre de plaquettes) Société des Artistes Français
1928 Legion of Honor

Contacts:

Bourdelle, Maillol

Government Grant:

yes (from Cuba-may not have been government funding)

Notes:

sculptor

Citation

“Tobón Mejía, Marco,” Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Interwar Paris, accessed February 27, 2024, https://transatlanticencounters.rrchnm.org/items/show/4724.

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