Sanchez Barrantes, Juan Manuel

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Sanchez Barrantes, Juan Manuel Gender: M
born on 27 December 1907 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place San José, Costa Rica, 9n56, 84w05
Timezone LST m84w05 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°18 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 08°49'


Nicknamed El Indio Sanchez, he was a sculptor, painter, draftsman, musician, writer, poet and educator Costa Rica. He is considered one of the main representatives of the sculpture of Costa Rica in its history. He is the ideologue of the new sensibility, artistic movement emerged in the 1930s, determining takeoff of national art. For this, he was described as one of the most influential artists in the history of Costa Rican culture and one of its most celebrated representatives. In 1982, he won the National Prize of Culture Magon.

He died on 16 April 1990.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist