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FS35: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Jose Benlliure Y Gil [1855-1937] - St Mark's Square, Venice

Auction Lot FS35/443

Jose Benlliure y Gil [1855-1937] - St Mark's Square, Venice - signed, inscribed and dated Venezia 1880 bottom right oil on canvas 34 x 58.5cm * Biography. Jose Benllieure y Gil was born in Valencia in 1855 and studied under Francisco Domingo Marques at the Academie de San Carlos in Valencia and at the Spanish School in Rome. He was pensioned by the Spanish Government for residence in Italy and became leader of the Spanish art colony in Rome where he practised as a painter and sculptor. Between 1903-1913 he was professor of the Spanish School of Fine Arts. His famous work, Vision in the Colosseum, now hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia. He returned to Spain in 1919 and became director of the Museum de Belles Arts de Valencia. He exhibited frequently at the Paris Salon and Madrid.

Jose Benlliure Y Gil [1855-1937] - St Mark's Square, Venice (FS35/443) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 11th July 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Jose Benlliure y Gil [1855-1937] - St Mark's Square, Venice - signed, inscribed and dated Venezia 1880 bottom right oil on canvas 34 x 58.5cm * Biography. Jose Benllieure y Gil was born in Valencia in 1855 and studied under Francisco Domingo Marques at the Academie de San Carlos in Valencia and at the Spanish School in Rome. He was pensioned by the Spanish Government for residence in Italy and became leader of the Spanish art colony in Rome where he practised as a painter and sculptor. Between 1903-1913 he was professor of the Spanish School of Fine Arts. His famous work, Vision in the Colosseum, now hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia. He returned to Spain in 1919 and became director of the Museum de Belles Arts de Valencia. He exhibited frequently at the Paris Salon and Madrid.

Price Realised

£11,000

Department

Pictures

Sale Information

FS35: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 11th July 2017
Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Tuesday, 11th July 2017 as part of the Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Pictures section of the sale.

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