• Sorolla and His Contemporaries

    4 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    In 1890, Joaquín Sorolla went to Paris, exhibiting Sad Inheritance, Sea Wind, and four other paintings at the Exposition Universelle.
    Joaquín Sorolla, Viento de Mar His work made a big impression on the jury, which responded with universal enthusiasm. It was a triumph for Sorolla and for Spain. José León Pagano later said "Whoever was present would never forget it."
    Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923), ¡Triste herencia! There, Sorolla met many of the leading realist/impressionists painters, including John Singer Sargent, Giovanni Boldini, Peder Krøyer and Anders Zorn, with whom he had already...
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