Emilio Sala Y Frances
(1850 - 1910)
Emilio Sala Y Frances was active/lived in Spain, France. Emilio Sala Y Frances is known for history and landscape painting, teaching.
A Spanish painter and art professor, Emilio Sala Y Frances moved to
Valencia as a youth where he studied painting with his cousin, Plácido
Francés at the San Carlos Academy. Then settling in Madrid, he
became very interested in the painting of Diego Velazquez (1599-1660)
and Eduardo Rosales (1836-1873).
Become in exhibitor in 1871 at the National Arts Exhibitions, he won
first-place medals in 1878 and 1881. He had begun his career as a
history painter, but in 1890 began to change to the emotional
expression of mannerism, influenced by El Greco (1541-1614), and to
landscapes, illustrations, and fashionable portraiture. He also
did architectural decoration on Madrid palaces and ceilings of the
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