Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo
(1871 - 1949)
Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo was active/lived in Italy, Spain. Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo is known for Art Nouveau textile design, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was one of the most creative minds of his time. He mainly worked in Italy, and he was renowned for his Art Nouveau textiles that included fine-pleated silk gowns, lustrous silk and velvet scarves.
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in 1871 in Granada, Spain and his father, Mariano Fortuny y Marsal, was also a painter and an eclectic collector of Ancient oriental tissues and carpets, rare potteries and metal armories.
His father died when he was only three and his mother, also much involved with art, moved the family to Paris where Mariano started painting. ??In 1889, the family moved to Venice, Italy, and Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo established his atelier-laboratory in a magnificent palace (Pala
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