A Summer Day on the River
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Emilio Sánchez-Perrier ( 1855 - 1907)
Emilio Sánchez-Perrier was born in Seville on 15th October 1855. He studied at the School of Fine Art in Seville under Joaquín Domínguez Bécquer (1817-1879) and Edouard Caro and subsequently under Carlos de Haes (1829-1898) at the San Fernando School of Art in Madrid. In addition to his early studies, he also met in 1871 the hugely influential painter Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871-1949), and Martin Rico (1833-1908), with whom Sánchez-Perrier was later to become further acquainted in Paris.