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Jorge Enciso (1879–1969)

Author of Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico

Includes the names: Jorge Enciso, Jorge Enaiso, Jorge Encisco

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Jorge Enciso is an outstanding figure in the cultural life of Mexico. He held various positions related to archeology and history of Mexico. In 1915, Enciso abandoned painting and undertook the defense of pre-Hispanic and colonial monuments.In 1934 the first legislation for the National Symbols was established and the National Coat of Arms was renewed based on a design by Jorge Enciso and placed in the Mexican flag to distinguish it from the Italian flag. He formed an important library that he donated to the Public Library of Jalisco. M. in Mexico City.
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