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FABRES Y COSTA, Antonio Maria (1854 - 1938), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FABRES Y COSTA, Antonio Maria (1854 - 1938), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1854, in Gracia (Barcelona); died 1938, in Rome.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor. Genre scenes (harems).

Antonio Fabres y Costa studied at the Barcelona art school. He was a great admirer of the work of Mariano Fortuny y Carbo. He received a bursary from the Barcelona authorities and went to Rome in 1874, shortly after Fortuny's death.

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