Sala y Francés, Emilio
Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.
Active also active in France.
Born 20 January 1850, in Alcoy, near Alicante; died 14 April 1910, in Madrid.
Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. History painting, religious and mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, landscapes. Murals.
Sala y Francés studied under his cousin Placido Francés and under Salustiano Asenjo at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Valencia before settling in Madrid, where he initially complemented his studies by copying works by Goya and Velázquez. He went on to teach at the school of painting in Madrid from 1907....