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Emilio Sanchez-Perrier studied at the school of Fine Arts in Seville
and later at the school of Fine Arts in Madrid. In 1871, he lived
in Granada with Martin Rico, where he became friends with Mariano
Fortuny. In 1879, he lived in Paris and studied at the studios of
Auguste Bolard, Jean Leon Gerome and Felix Ziem.
He exhibited in
various group exhibitions: In 1878 at the exhibition of the National
Fine Arts Society of Madrid; in 1879 at the Cadiz regional exhibition,
where he was awarded a gold metal; and from 1880 at the Salon des
Artistes Francais, receiving a commendation in 1886 and a silver metal
at the Exposition Universelle of 1889. He was made a member of
the Seville Fine Art Academy.
landscapes, genre, architectures, and water scenes, many of them in a
romantic, atmospheric style. He is best known for his scenic
paintings of Venice, which feature intimate views as well as large
vistas of this iconic European city.
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