Josep Maria Sert Y Badia
(1874 - 1945)
Josep Maria Sert Y Badia was active/lived in New York / France, Spain. Josep Sert Y Badia is known for allegorical theme mural painting, grisaille.
Josep Maria Sert i Badia was a Spanish muralist, the son of an affluent textile industry family and friend of Salvador Dalí. He was particularly known for his grisaille style, often in gold and black.
Beginning on his trip to Paris in 1899, aged 25, he first became involved on a personal and private level with artists ascribed to the group known as Les Nabis, gravitating around Paul Ranson (1864–1909), who had studied at the renowned private Académie Julian, founded in 1868 by painter Rodolphe Julian. The Académie Julian, along with Académie Colarossi, were frequented by would-be foreign painters, engravers and sculptors, both male and female, including Americans, and, unlike the official École des Beaux Arts, accepted female student ... Displaying 750 of 3858 characters.