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"Seated Nude", Rafael Zabaleta 'Quesada, Jaén, 1907, Ibídem, 1960'



Signed: R. Zabaleta. Ink on paper He was born in Quesada in 1907 into a well-off family. In 1925 he traveled to Madrid to study at the School of Fine Arts of San Fernando. Two years later he is appointed Delegate of the National Artistic Treasure. At the end of the Civil War, he was denounced and briefly passed by the concentration camp of Higuera de Calatrava and Jaén prison. In this period they seize a series of drawings on the Civil War that would begin 3 years before. From his trips to Paris he met Picasso and relevant Spanish painters of the time. In 1951 his hometown granted him the title of Favorite Son. In 1960 he presents in the Spanish pavilion of the XXX Venice Biennial a series of 16 oils and 10 drawings, would be his most important exhibition. On June 24, 1960, he died in Quesada for a cerebral hemorrhage, having survived a heart attack during a stay in Almeria." Size: 32 x 47 cms. Depth is orientative.


  • Creator
    Rafael Zabaleta (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.51 in. (47 cm)Width: 12.6 in. (32 cm)Depth: 1.58 in. (4 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Madrid, ES
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Z4802B1stDibs: LU2951310244343

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