• Ramon Casas' Women

    4 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    Ramon Casas i Carbó (1866-1932), Wikipedia entry here , was one of those excellent Barcelona-based artists active in the decades around 1900. Most of his paintings and drawings are of people. He was especially skilled at depicting faces and personalities.
    His parents were wealthy, so he did not need to endure periods of artistic struggle. Most of his career was spent in Barcelona, though when a young artist he split his time between Barcelona and Paris. He also spent some time in Madrid where he made portrait drawings.
    Those drawings were mostly or entirely of men, and men likely were...
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