Joaquin Sorolla

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Birthday
27, 1863
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 10, 1923 (60)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1863
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Aug 10, 1923 (60)

About

Spanish painter who is known for his work in portraits, landscapes, and social and historical themes. His works include Portrait of Dr. Simarro at the microscope and A Research.

Before Fame

He studied master paintings in the Museo del Prado in Madrid when he was eighteen.

Trivia

One of the most successful paintings and exhibitions of his career is the 1899 work entitled Sad Inheritance, which features crippled children bathing at the sea.

Family Life

He was born the eldest child to Joaquin Sorolla and Concepción Bastida and had a sister, Concha.

Associated With

He gave one of his sketches as a gift to John Singer Sargent.