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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