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José Arpa

 (1858 - 1952)
José (y Perea) Arpa was active/lived in Texas / Mexico, Spain.  Jose Arpa is known for landscape, portrait, and mural painting, etching, educator.

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José Arpa


Born in Carmona, Spain, José Arpa y Perea was known as "The Colorist Painter" of figures and landscapes, especially in Texas where he brought a fresh approach to San Antonio painting in his bright, sunlit local scenes.  He was also an etcher, illustrator, and muralist as well as an art teacher, and he started and ended his career in Spain.  His subjects include the Grand Canyon of Arizona.

He began his art study as the pupil of Eduardo Cano de la Pena at the Academy of Fine Arts in Seville and then spent six years in Rome followed by extensive travel through Africa and Europe.  His reputation was solid enough that the Spanish government sent four of his paintings as part of the exhibition to the 1893 World's   ...  Displaying 750 of 2879 characters.



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About  José Arpa

Born:  1858 - Carmona, Spain
Died:   1952 - Seville, Spain
Known for:  landscape, portrait, and mural painting, etching, educator