Francisco Amighetti

Francisco Amighetti was a Costa Rican painter. In addition to his paintings, Amighetti also produced wood engravings, poetry and works of art criticism. He based his artwork on basic lifestyle in Costa Rica. He worked with Margarita Bertheau on a mural called Agriculture . The mural was for the presidential palace and has been called both pastoral and shocking as it shows the peasants farming but in the distance others run as a person is shot.

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