A Brief Biography of Benito Quinquela Martín

3 min readOct 24, 2022

When visiting Argentina, I ran across a graveyard with a lot of famous Argentinians in it. One of them was for a guy named Benito Quinquela Martín. Not knowing who he was, I did a little research.

Benito Quinquela Martín
“Esto es La Boca”. Ed. Caracol, Buenos Aires, 10 de agosto 1965 Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Benito Quinquela Martín was an Argentine painter born in La Boca, Buenos Aires in early March 1890. His exact date of birth is unknown as he was abandoned by his parents and left at an…


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