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Carrillo Gil, Alvar, Dr., b.1899

 

Dates

  • Existence: b. 1899

Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil, painter, collector and patron of the arts was born in 1899 in Opichin (Yucatan) Mexico. Carrillo Gil was motivated to begin collecting art by his fascination with the work of Jose Clemente Orozco (1883-1949). He is credited with filling the void left by the Mexican government and other private collectors in stemming the loss of Orozco's work to collectors in the United States.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alvar Carrillo Gil collection on Jose Clemente Orozco

MS-938
 Collection
Identifier: MS-938
Overview Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil, painter, collector and patron of the arts. Born in 1899. Consist of mimeographed notes on his collection of the works of artist Jose Clemente Orozco.