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Ramon Casas Oil Paintings
Ramon Casas was born on 4 January 1866, death on 29 February 1932, was a Catalan Spanish artist. Living through a turbulent time in the history of his native Barcelona, Ramon Casas was known as a portraitist, sketching and painting the intellectual, economic, and political elite of Barcelona, Paris, Madrid, and beyond; he was also known for his paintings of crowd scenes ranging from the audience at a bullfight to the assembly for an execution to rioters in the Barcelona streets. Also a graphic designer, his posters and postcards helped to define the Catalan art movement known as modernisme.