Antonio Fabres y Costa
(1854 - 1936)
Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa was active/lived in Spain, Mexico. Antonio Fabres y Costa is known for painting.
Barcelona into a family of artists, Fabrés originally devoted his
efforts to the art of sculpture. After winning a scholarship in 1875 to
study in Rome, he was soon impressed by the success of several Spanish
artists working in the city and particularly by the painting of Mariano
Fortuny. Like Fortuny, the artist subsequently abandoned his chisel for a
brush. Fabrés was captured by the exoticism of Fortuny’s orientalist
subjects and established a
style which was to dominate his oeuvre during his twelve year stay in
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