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Rosa Lastra de Lezica

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Buenos Aires, the daughter of Beata María Antonia de Paz y Figueroa and Domingo Lastra, who died in battle against Rosas at Libres del Sur in 1839. Her brother, Fermín also died in that battle. In 1842 the French artist, Raimundo Quinsac de Monvoisin, made her the subject of "La portena en el templo". (Sosa de Newton, 348)

Life Events

Other 1839Her father and brother were killed in battle against Rosas.
Other 1842Her portrait was painted by Raimundo Quinsac de Monvoisin.


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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