Julio de Diego

American, 1900 - 1979


Julio de Diego was born in Madrid, Spain in 1900. At the age of 24, De Diego came to the United States. He is best known for his Surrealist works and those that depict the Spanish civil war. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. de Diego was once married to Gypsy Rose Lee. He died in San Jose, California in 1979.

  • Dediego 6261

    Rosabel, A Student of Psychology (Fantasia of the Unconscious), 1940
    Oil on panel, in original frame
    35 x 28 inches

    Signed and dated De Diego 40 lower left

    #6261
    SOLD
  • 4984 dediego 4984

    Maxine (the Artist's Wife), 1940
    Oil on board
    48 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated lower right

    #4984
    SOLD

Julio de Diego was born in Madrid, Spain in 1900. At the age of 24, De Diego came to the United States. He is best known for his Surrealist works and those that depict the Spanish civil war. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. de Diego was once married to Gypsy Rose Lee. He died in San Jose, California in 1979.

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