Arts Everyday Living: Through a Spanish Artist’s Eyes–In Love with His Model

Ramon Casas, Julia, c. 1915, oil on canvas, Carmen Thyssen Museum, Malaga, Spain

Ramon Casas (1866-1932) and his fellow Spanish artists spent time in both Paris and Barcelona, absorbing the creative changes of the early stages of modern art.  Julia above was the painter’s favorite model as well as lover, eventually becoming his wife.

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