miércoles, 6 de julio de 2016
Emilio Sánchez-Perrier (Spanish painter) 1855 - 1907
Boating Party at Rest, San Roque, 1890-95
oil on panel
10 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (26 x 41.3 cm.)
signed E Sanchez Perrier and inscribed Alcalà (lower right)
On the hilltop at the composition's upper left, Sánchez-Perrier depicts the small rural church in Alcalá de Guadaíra where the present work was painted, probably between 1890-1895.
* * *
Sanchez-Perrier painted landscapes, architectures, genre and water scenes, and was renowned for his scenic illustrations of Venice. Sanchez-Perrier was a student at the school of Fine Arts in Seville and later at the school of Fine Arts in Madrid. In 1871 he resided in Granada, where he befriended Mariano Fortuny. He traveled to Paris in 1879 and studied at the studios of Auguste Bolard, Jean-Léon Gérôme and Félix Ziem.