Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Bartolomé Maura

[Spain] (b 1844/d 1926)

Born in Majorca , Maura arrived to Madrid in 1868 to study in the Special School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving.. In the 2nd half of the Century, Metal Engraving was in a stage of Great Rebirth with the implantation of National Exhibitions and  the recent creation of the School of Fine Arts... In 1873 he won his first prize in the Discipline of Engraving..  The first steps of his work were dedicated to the interpretation of the Great Masters of Spanish Painting Velasquez and Murillo ; Maura was one of the major figures of the movement that highlighted the Artistic relevance of the Etching Technic... During his life , he achieved Great success and was awarded with numerous honors and Prizes..   


Spain 1905 "Tercentenary of Publication of Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (10) [Engr (B.Maura)][Typo] Sc(287,288,289) INC

Spain 1909/1917 "King Alfonso XIII" (14) [Engr (Bartolomé Maura)][Recess] Sc(297,...,311)

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