The painter Oswaldo Guayasamín died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Painter and sculptor who won first prize at the Ecuadorian Salón Nacional de Acuarelistas y Dibujantes in 1948.
He was the first of 10 children born into a poor family of Quechua and Criollo descent.
Oswaldo Guayasamin, 79, considered Ecuador’s top painter this century, died of a heart attack on March 10, 1999, at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, leaving unfinished his grand masterpiece, the Chapel of Man.