Bio

Born in Madrid, in 1922. He has been a firm follower of Benjamín Palencia, member of the School of Vallecas. In 1950 he took part in the Spanish Art Exhibition in Cairo and the Venice Biennial. Since 1973 he has been a full member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando. Since 1988 he has been a full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. In 2003 he was selected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the “Spanish Art Abroad” program. That same year he exhibited at the Spanish Institute in New York. His work covers a wide range of themes: landscapes, still lifes, genre paintings and portraits. In 1942 he wrote the book “Sobre la Escuela de Vallecas” (About the Vallecas School), coinciding with his separation from it. He died in Madrid on January 3, 2016.

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