Painting, Visual Artist
1839 – 1919
Who was Modest Urgell?
Modest Urgell was a Spanish Catalan painter, illustrator, and playwright of comedies. He was educated at the Llotja School, in Barcelona, with Ramon Martí i Alsina and knew Gustave Courbet after a visit to Paris. Though he painted portraits, his prolific body of work is dominated by Neo-romantic landscapes, such as Fields of Loneliness. He also acted and wrote such works for the theatre as Far from the Eyes, Close to the Heart.
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on July 23, 2013
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