Casimiro Castro

1826-1889 Mexico/Art Nouveau

 

Brief Biography-Casimiro Castro, born in Tepetlaoxtoc, Central Mexico, was a painter and lithographer who studied at the Academia de San Carlos, in Mexico City. He produced lithographs of various subjects for several Mexican publications. His most noted album was ‘Mexico and its Environs', which contained landscapes, images of Mexico City and the people therein. He visited Italy and Spain, which inspired many architectural prints. The works of Jose Maria Velasco strongly influenced him.

 

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album of the
mexican railway

album of the mexican railway

bridge of
chiquihuite

bridge of chiquihuite

bridge of
san alejo

bridge of san alejo

bridge of
solitude

bridge of solitude


cordoba

cordoba


Mexican costumes

Mexican costumes

extraction of sap
from the agave

extraction of sap from the agave americana

huamantla from the
san lucas bridge

huamantla from the san lucas bridge


indian people

indian people


maltrata station

maltrata station


maltrata summit

maltrata summit


metlac bridge

metlac bridge


metlac canyon

metlac canyon


mexican railway

mexican railway

mexicans in a
rural scene

mexicans in a rural scene


orizaba

orizaba


orizaba station

orizaba station

panorama
of puebla

panorama of puebla

puente
de atoyac

puente de atoyac


railroad mexico

railroad mexico

station
of solitude

station of solitude


the bota

the bota

the jump
of atoyac

the jump of atoyac


veracruz port

veracruz port

wimer bridge
maltrata summit

wimer bridge maltrata summit