Herrán, Saturnino

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Herrán, Saturnino Gender: M
Saturnino Efrén de Jesús Herrán Guinchard
born on 9 July 1887 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place Aguascalientes (Aguascalientes), Mexico, 21n53, 102w18
Timezone LMT m102w18 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°03' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°09 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 00°59'

Saturnino Herrán (Self portrait, charcoal sketch, circa 1918)


Mexican painter of mixed Indigenous Mexican and Swiss descent, influential to Latin culture in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Herrán completed majestic paintings of Mexican Indigenous people, giving them heroic strength, beauty, and dignity. In 1910 he participated in the exhibition commemorating the Centennial Anniversary of Mexico's Independence. A desire to be a mural painter emerged during his career, and in 1911 he completed commissioned large scale mural-like paintings.

He passed away suddenly in Mexico City on 8 October 1918 at the age of 31 from a gastric complication.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Orozco, José (born 23 November 1883)
  • (has as) student relationship with Rivera, Diego (born 8 December 1886)


  • Death by Disease 8 October 1918 (Gastric complications, age 31)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Aguascalientes state archives.


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Gastrointestinal
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Gastric complication)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of drawing)