30 Works, Today, February 27th. is artist Joaquín Sorolla’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #058

Joaquín Sorolla (1863–1923)
La playa de Valencia/ The beach at Valencia, c. 1908

Oil on canvas
50 × 65.5 cm (19.6 × 25.7 in)
Private collection

Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (27 February 1863–10 August 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by a dexterous representation of the people and landscape under the bright sunlight of Spain and sunlit water…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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