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Abadias de Santolarios, León

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00000058
Abadias de Santolarios, León

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 19th century.

Born 1842, in Huesca.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Abadías studied with Federico de Madrazo, Carlos Mugico and Bernardino Montañés. In 1866, he was appointed as teacher of drawing at the grammar school in Huesca, later taking up a similar post at the grammar school in Cordova. Abadías produced a large number of paintings, including genre scenes depicting the customs of the Aragon region of Spain, portraits, landscapes and seascapes. He also decorated Huesca's city hall....

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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