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Juan Antonio Vera Calvo - Portrait of a Italian Young Woman - Circa 1870

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Juan Antonio Vera Calvo - Portrait of a Italian Young Woman - Circa 1870

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Juan Antonio Vera Calvo (Seville, 1825-1905). Spanish painter. He began his training at the School of Fine Arts in Seville, where he was a disciple of Joaquín Domínguez Bécquer and subsequently, at the School of San Fernando of...Read more

Juan Antonio Vera Calvo (Seville, 1825-1905). Spanish painter. He began his training at the School of Fine Arts in Seville, where he was a disciple of Joaquín Domínguez Bécquer and subsequently, at the School of San Fernando of Madrid. In 1865 he travelled to Paris to continue his training; there he was a student of Leon Cogniet and later moved to Rome. He submitted his works to the National Fine Art Exhibitions, in which he received honourable mention in 1858, 1862 and 1864, respectively, and a bronze medal in the 1871 edition.

Several of his works are on display at the Prado Museum and Congress of Deputies in Madrid.
Source: Prado Museum.

Artist: Juan Antonio Vera Calvo (1825-1905).
Signed in bottom right corner.
Medium: Watercolour on paper.
Condition: Very good condition. Minute perforation on left near edge (see photo).
Dimensions: 35 x 28 cm. / 13 3/4 x 11 in.
Frame: 60 x 52 cm. / 23.5 x 20.5 in. Circa 1950, wood, with mat and glass.
Origin: France.