Luis Alvarez Catala
(1836 - 1901)
Luis Alvarez Catala was active/lived in Spain. Luis Alvarez Catala is known for portrait, figure, genre painting.
Luis Alvarez Catalá studied at the Escuela Especial de Pintura,
Escultura y Grabado in Madrid and was a pupil of Federico de Madrazo at
the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. In 1857, he received a
scholarship for Rome. He remained there, however, until the 1890s and
eventually returned to Madrid to take up the position of Director at the
Catalá painted mainly genre scenes. Some of his works are now in
the Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias.