On the Sand, Zarauz Beach (1910). Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish, 1863-1923). Oil on canvas. Museo Sorolla – Madrid., Image Via WikiPaintings.
Master of Light
Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida was a Spanish painter who excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by a dexterous representation of the people and landscape under the bright sunlight of his native land and sunlit water. Wikipedia
Spending the summer of 1910 with his family in Zarauz, Sorolla painted a number of beach scenes, including On the Sand, Zarauz Beach. Books And Art
Video Biography: National Gallery, UK
Video Collection of Sorolla Paintings
Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, a past exhibition at the National Gallery, UK
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