Álvarez Bravo, Lola

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Álvarez Bravo, Lola Gender: F
Dolores Concepción Martínez de Anda
born on 1 April 1903 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Lagos de Moreno, Mexico, 21n21, 101w55
Timezone LMT m101w55 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°42' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 25°20 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 18°13'


Mexican photographer, the first female in her country to take up the art and a key figure in the post-revolution Mexican renaissance. Known for her high level of skill in composition, her works were seen by her peers as fine art. She was recognized in 1964 with the Premio José Clemente Orozco (José Clemente Orozco Prize), by the State of Jalisco, for her contributions to photography and her efforts to preserve the culture of Mexico. Her works are included in the permanent collections of international museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

She married photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo in 1925, they had one son, the couple separated in 1934 and divorced in 1948. She died on 31 July 1993 at age 90 in Mexico City.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Jalisco archives (no. 509), registered 28 April 1903, born 1 April 1903. Wikipedia has 3 April in error.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Manuel Álvarez Bravo, photographer)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Art : Photography