August , oil on canvas, This work forms part of Rivera's Crystal Cubist period. He had been caught drawing on the walls. His parents, rather than punishing him, installed chalkboards and canvas on the walls. As an adult, he married Angelina Beloff in , and she gave birth to a son, Diego —
Rosa Acosta Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life & Achievements of Dominican Actress & Model
From his parents he inherited a deep feeling and love for his country, as well as its customs and indigenous beliefs, that led him to build his personality as a man of impetuous character. From his earliest years and throughout his life, he was characterized by a strong personality, brash character and pride in his indigenous roots, traits forged by the great influence exercised on him by his family. Later, he entered the Mexican Military Academy where in he gained the rank of colonel. He escaped, and left Mexico to go into exile, first in Chicago and later in Los Angeles. There he earned his living as a laundry employee, bartender, longshoreman, press assistant, and finally as a stonemason for Hollywood studio construction, a circumstance that favored his foray into film as an extra and as a double for stars like Douglas Fairbanks.
Rosa Acosta Bio