Julio Vila Y Prades
(1873 - 1930)
Julio Vila Y Prades was active/lived in Spain, Argentina. Julio Vila Y Prades is known for easel and mural post impressionist figure and portrait painting.
Julio Vila y Prades was a Spanish painter and muralist who also worked throughout Latin America. Against his parents wishes, he began his artistic studies at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos with Francisco Domingo Marqués and Joaquín Agrasot
He then went to Madrid and was an assistant in the workshop of Joaquín Sorolla from 1893-1904.
He was a frequent participant at the National Exhibition of Fine Arts, where he took honorable mention in 1892 and 1897 and won a medal in 1904 for his painting, On Rice.
That same year, he went to Paris and spent a short time studying at the Académie Julian*.
Expressing a desire to visit South America, his friend Sorolla contacted the Catalan businessman and a ... Displaying 750 of 2641 characters.