Antoni Vila Arrufat (1894-1989) - Niña comiendo

Antoni Vila Arrufat (1894-1989) - Niña comiendo
Oil on canvas - 1964

Oil on burlap.

Antoni Vila y Arrufat1​ (Sabadell, Vallès Occidental, 20th October 1894 - Barcelona, 18th September 1989). Son of the painter Joan Vila y Cinca. He was a Catalan painter, engraver and mural painter. Father of the painter and stained-glass artist Joan Vila Grau.2 Vila Arrufat was co-founder of the Colla de Sabadell and of the Academia de Bellas Artes de Sabadell, in 1876.
He studied mainly with his father and in the Llotja school in Barcelona, in order to finish his studies in the Real Academia de Bellas Artes of San Fernando in Madrid, thanks to a scholarship from the Sabadell city council.2

He obtained a pension from the Sabadell city council and he travelled to Paris and Italy, where he received the influence of Mela Muttermilch. In 1919 he exhibited his works in the Galerías Laietanas.

Lot details
Antoni Vila Arrufat (1894-1989)
Title of artwork
Niña comiendo
Oil on canvas
Overall in good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
55×46 cm
Total dimensions
55×46×2 cm
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