Axel Amuchastegui Argentinian, 1921-2002

A self-taught artist, Axel Amuchastegui was born in Cordoba, Argentina in 1921. He illustrated many works, including Birds of the WorldSome Birds & Mammals of North America and Studies of Birds & Mammals of South America. He gradually developed a unique technique for his paintings using Chinese inks and watercolors. Argentina has designed several postage stamps from his paintings.