Bastida

batista-joaquin.jpg Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863 - 1923) was a Spanish painter, born in Valencia, who excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by a dexterous representation of the people and landscape under the sunlight of his native land. (www.joaquin-sorolla-y-bastida.org)