SOROLLA Y BASTIDA, Joaquín
(b. 1863, Valencia, d. 1923, Cercedilla)

Portrait of Aureliano Beruete the Elder

1902
Oil on canvas, 116 x 111 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

Sorolla made portraits of the painter, Aureliano de Beruete, on several occasions. The sitter's seated position, turned almost in profile, is customary in many of Sorolla's portraits. The companion piece of the painting represents the portrait of Beruete's wife.




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