Painting with Flowers
Serra i Porson, Josep [Roma, 1828 - Barcelona, 1910]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 49 x 58 cm
Date: 1852
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 138
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Signed: "José Serra” (on back of canvas). Inscribed: On back of canvas: "Porson", "Núm. 4", and remains of label, in ink: "N(...) 28(...)’. Provenance: With this work the artist competed against Francesc Jubany, Josep Deparés and Joaquim Planella for a post for teaching Flower Painting at the Escola de Belles Arts de Barcelona on May 23rd 1852. Although Jubany got the post, he died little after and Serra, the second qualified candidate, filled the job. Note: in 1932 goes on deposit to the Comissió Provincial de Monuments Històrics i Artístics of Barcelona - issue 49 pieces loaned relationship - that years later retrieve.

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