Alberto Sanchez, often simply Alberto (Spanish Alberto Sánchez Pérez, April 8, 1895, Toledo - October 12, 1962, Moscow) - Spanish painter and sculptor.
The second of six sons Baker and maids. Early work is marked by the influence of cubism. In 1927, together with Benjamin Palencia founded the art group School of Vallecas, it was close maruha Malo. Preparing the scenery for the theatre Lorca La Barraca. Exhibited alongside Picasso in the pavilion of the Spanish Republic at the International exhibition in Paris (1937), held in the midst of the Civil war in Spain. At the entrance to the Spanish pavilion visitors met his sculpture the Way the Spanish people, leading to the star.
From September 1938 lived in the USSR. He designed the play Devil's bridge A. Tolstogo staged Atarov (1939). In 1941-1943 was evacuated with his family in Bashkiria. Later worked on the movie set G.kozintseva don Quixote (1957). He painted scenes of the Roma theatre in Moscow (beautiful bachmannize and blood wedding Lorca), worked with Stanislavsky theater, theater Mayakovsky and others In 1959 was held an exhibition of his theatrical works.
He was buried at the Vvedenskoye cemetery.
In 2002, for the 40th anniversary of the death of the artist held his large monographic exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Santa Cruz.