biography of Luis GRANER ARRUFI (1863-1929)

Birth place: Barcelona, Spain

Death place: Barcelona

Addresses: New Orleans, 1914-22; NYC, 1925

Profession: Portrait, genre and landscape painter

Studied: Barcelona; Rome

Exhibited: Paris Salon, c.1895-1910; Delgado Mus. Art, 1917; Copley Gal., Boston, 1917; Salons of Am., 1923. Awards: medals in Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Paris

Member: Soc. Nat. des Beaux-Arts, France, 1904

Work: Historic New Orleans Collection

Comments: He came to the U.S. in 1910 and worked in NYC, Calif., and in South America. He lived and worked in New Orleans from 1914 to 1922, doing some of his best work there. About two hundred of his paintings were owned by those in the area.

Sources: WW25; Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 163; Complementary Visions, 49 (w/repro.)