Alicante

Daniel Bañuls Martinez (2)

Feminine figure (1947) Daniel Bañuls Martínez (1905 – 1947) was een artist from Alicante, famous of his drawings and sculptures. This feminine figure was carved in stone and white marble in 1947.  The sculpture is a tribute from Alicante city to Carlos Arniches Barreda (1866-1943) a Spanish comediographer.  This sculpture was Daniel´s last work, which …

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Daniel Bañuls Martinez (1)

Fuente de levante Daniel Bañuls Martínez (1905 – 1947) was een artist from Alicante, famous of his drawings and sculptures. “Fuente de Levante” at la Plaza de los Luceros was finished in 1930.  The fountain is a sculptural set of artificial stone that contains bas-reliefs of oriental female figures and is surrounded by four identical …

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Juana Frances

Maternidad (1952) “Maternidad”  (Motherhood) from painter Juana Francés (1952) in the collection of Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Above: “Composición número 39” (1959). Juana Francés (Alicante 1924 – Madrid 1990) was a Spanish painter of internationaal fame. Her works were exhibited in London, Brussels, Venice and New York as one of the …

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Emilio Varela Isabel

ISOLDA ESPLA (1929) Isolda Esplá is the half sister of composer oscar Esplá, a good friend of painter Emilio Varela Isabel.  Emilio Varela Isabel (1887-1951) lived and died in the same house in Alicante´s San Francisco neighborhood, where he was born. He learned drawing and painting, passing through the studios and workshops of artists based in …

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