Abel Salazar

Painting, Academic

1889 – 1946

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Who was Abel Salazar?

Abel de Lima Salazar, was a Portuguese physician, lecturer, researcher, writer and painter who worked and lived in Porto. He was the son of Adolfo Barroso Pereira Salazar and wife Adelaide da Luz da Silva e Lima.

Founded in 1975, the Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, a research center and biosciences school of the University of Porto, was named after him. He was an anti-fascist and his painting with his social references anticipates the neo-realist movement in the Portuguese painting. He was not related to António de Oliveira Salazar, the Portuguese dictator.

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Born
Jul 19, 1889
Guimarães
Also known as
  • Abel de Lima Salazar
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Nationality
  • Portugal
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Died
Dec 29, 1946
Lisbon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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