GIMENO ARASA, Francisco
(b. 1858, Tortosa, d. 1927, Barcelona)
Oil on canvas, 60 x 99 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
The Catalan Gimeno Arasa developed his own turbulent style for pictures of the Spanish countryside. His manner tended to have a broad, almost violent vigour. Paintings in this style, such as Blue Water, recorded typically savage coastlines along the Costa Verde.