Gironella, Alberto

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Gironella, Alberto Gender: M
José Alberto Gironella Ojeda
born on 26 September 1929 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Mexico City, Mexico, 19n24, 99w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°29' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°38 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 02°55'


Mexican painter who showcased his works in Brazil, United States, Spain, France, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland. In Mexico his works are held in the Palace of Fine Arts and Museum of Modern Art, and the Carrillo Gil and Rufino Tamayo museums. Gironella also illustrated the book Terra Nostra by Carlos Fuentes. In 1960 he won the first prize of the Paris Biennial for Young Painters and the first prize of the Sixth Biennial of São Paulo, Brazil. Several of his later paintings were nudes, including several with either topless or fully naked women on beds either holding a classical guitar or one shown in the background such as Sanda as Carmen (1985). He died in Mexico City on 2 August 1999, aged 69.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Distrito Federal archives.


  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award