Port of Bilbao, by Juan Martínez Abades

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Puerto de Bilbao, Juan Martínez Abades, 1907

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Núm. d’inventari: 11209

Nom d’objecte: painting

Títol: Puerto de Bilbao

Data de l’objecte: 1907

Autor: Juan Martínez Abades

Tècnica i material: oil on canvas.


Oil on canvas by Juan Martínez Abades dated approximately to 1907. Martínez Abades was an excellent maritime painter, having painted a great number of scenes and possessing indisputable technical skill, but he was also a prestigious illustrator and a successful composer of cuplé songs. He studied in Gijón, Madrid and Italy. In 1890, he painted one of his most celebrated works, The Viaticum on Board, with which he got a second-place medal and the recognition of the Spanish art world.