Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta

1841-1920 Spain-Realism

 

Brief Biography-Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta was born into a family of artists. He was taught by his father Federico and grandfather José. His Uncle Luis and Brother Ricardo were also painters. Raimundo studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid. He was influenced by the works of Alfred Stevens the Belgium artist noted for portraits of elegant women. He visited Paris and studied under Léon Cogniet before venturing to New York, there his works were bought by notable collectors such as The Vanderbilts. For the latter part of his life he lived in Paris with a visit to Rome and a stay in Granada during the Franco-Prussian war, before retiring to Versailles.

 

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charles
phelps taft

charles phelps taft

coming out
of church

coming out of church


flirtation

flirtation


fond memories

fond memories

garden of the house
of fortuny

garden of the house of fortuny

girls at
a window

girls at a window


la toilette

la toilette

leaving the
masquerade ball

 leaving the masquerade ball


masqueraders

masqueraders


samuel p avery

samuel p avery

the artist's father
painting

 the artist's father painting

the courtyard of
san miguel

the courtyard of san miguel in the cathedral of seville

the pavilion of
carlos v

the pavilion of carlos five in the gardens of the alcazar of seville


wedding

wedding


the reading

the reading

the son of
ambassador

the son of ambassador



the serenade

the serenade


after the bath

after the bath

 

aline masson
in a mantilla

aline masson in a mantilla