An oil on canvas, Garden by GRACIA PUEYO dated 1906 and dedicated.
GRACIA PUEYO Luis
Zaragoza, 1871 - id., 1961
Aragonese painter, disciple of J. Pallarés, C. Palao and Leon Bonnat. Realist tendency
He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Zaragoza, at the San Fernando Academy in Madrid and at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris.
He has always cultivated realistic painting, to which he incorporated modern techniques, without ever abandoning the cult of the figurative tendency; being his portraits, especially of children, as well as his still lifes, authentic masterpieces.
In his youth he worked as a painter in Paris, then in decorative painting that he always cultivated, then at the Paris World's Fair of 1900 he painted some of the murals.
He was selected for the 1951 Spanish-American Biennial and won a medal of honor at the 1947 Salón de Artistas Aragoneses.
He belonged for more than thirty years to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Luis, painting one of his best portraits: that of Alfonso XIII.
His paintings can be found in the Provincial Museum, the College of Physicians, the University of Zaragoza and in most private collections of Aragonese paintings.
- Bibliography: García Loranca, Ana and García-Rama, J. Ramón: Painters of the 19th Century. Aragon-La Rioja-Guadalajara; Ibercaja, Zaragoza, 1992.
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