Antonio Casanova Y Estorach
(1847 - 1896)
Antonio Casanova Y Estorach was active/lived in Spain. Antonio Casanova Y Estorach is known for painting.
Biography Antonio Casanova Y Estorach
Antonio Casanova y Estorach was a Spanish painter known for his
romanticized depictions of everyday scenes or Costumbrismo. He studied
under masters such as Federico de Madrazo and Claudio Lorenzale, and he
showed great promise at a young age, exhibiting his work at major
exhibitions in Madrid and Barcelona beginning at age 19. In 1876, he
left Spain for Paris where he remained until his death.
While he often
painted historic scenes and folklore, he was also known for his
rosy-cheeked depictions of mischievous monks, cardinals, and other
churchmen. Frequently plump and jolly, they are often represented as
relishing the worldly aspects afforded to their lifestyle.
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