Nieto, Anselmo Miguel

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Nieto, Anselmo Miguel Gender: M
born on 1 April 1881 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Valladolid, Spain, 41n39, 4w43
Timezone LMT m4w43 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°07' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°40 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°14'


Spanish painter who excelled as a painter of portraits, especially female, through works endowed with great sensuality. The son of modest parents, he studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Valladolid. He went to Madrid in 1900 to continue his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, in the company of his inseparable friend for life, the painter of Bilbao, Aurelio Arteta. At that time he met great artists, among others Pablo Picasso. He travelled to complete his studies in Rome and Paris, then settled in Madrid in 1906. He participated in the international expositions of Buenos Aires and Munich. In 1922 he went to Argentina and Chile for seven years, along with his friend, Julio Romero de Torres. He returned to Spain in 1946, just after World War II. He was a close friend of the Madrid gatherings, where he could be seen seated next to Jacinto Benavente. He died in Madrid on 4 November 1964, aged 83.



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Anselmo Miguel Nieto: vida y pintura by José Carlos Brasas Egido (Institución Cultural Simancas, 1980), p. 19: "Anselmo Miguel Nieto nació el 1 de abril de 1881 en el número 12 de la vallisoletana calle de Santiago... Nació a las cinco de la tarde del día primero de dicho mes. en la calle de Santiago, num. 12...» [Archivo parroquial de la iglesia de Santiago.- Valladolid. Libro de Bautismos, num. XXVIII, años 1880-1885. folio 61. vuelto.) "

(Translation: Anselmo Miguel Nieto was born on 1 April 1881 at number 12 Valladolid street of Santiago ... He was born at five o'clock in the afternoon of the first day of that month. "[Parish file of the church of Santiago.- Valladolid, Book of Baptisms, No. XXVIII, 1880-1885, folio 61. vuelto.)"


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)