Joaquín Sorolla: On the Sands at Zarauz Beach (1910)

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

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For an excellent post with biographical as well as cultural content on Joaquín Sorolla, please see Saturdays Artist Series by artist Francisco Bravo Cabrera.    

Also See

Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, a past exhibition at the National Gallery, UK

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  1. Such fine work. Thank you.

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