Valdivia, Rafael

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Artist Rafael Valdivia was born in Rosario, Argentina. Before joining the staff of the New York Sun, ca. 1926, he worked for magazines in Buenos Aires, Paris and Madrid. Valdivia's work for the New York Sun was published under the name "Rafael." He lived with his wife and two sons in Jackson Heights, Queens, N.Y. Valdivia died at St. Anthony's Hospital in Woodhaven, Queens, N.Y. at the age of 62 in 1948.

From the guide to the Rafael Valdivia portraits, 1926-1948, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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creatorOf Rafael Valdivia portraits, 1926-1948 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968 person
associatedWith Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974 person
associatedWith Davis, Bette, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989 person
associatedWith Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972 person
associatedWith Lawrence, Gertrude person
associatedWith Montgomery, Robert, 1904-1981 person
associatedWith Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 person
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