At the Torrijos Pilgrimage by Manuel Cabral Aguado Bejarano was created in 1883. The painting is in Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga. The size of the work is 69 x 99 cm and is made of oil on canvas.
This painting is from the last period in Manuel Cabral’s production, which is characterised by extreme refinement of colour often combined with a certain amount of affectation in the figures’ poses. As in other works by this artist, there are many figures distributed around two couples who dance to the music of a guitar and tambourine, accompanying them with castanets. The hat on the ground in the foreground shows how the dancing began, as it was the custom for a man to ask a girl to dance by tossing his hat at her feet, which is what the hatless majo in the centre must have done… Read more in Museo Carmen Thyssen.
About the Artist: Spanish romantic painter Manuel Cabral Aguado Bejarano was born in Sevilla (1827). His first education was taken from his father Antonio Cabral Bejarano. In addition, Queen Elizabeth II became an honorary artist. Later he received a professorship title at the Faculty of Fine Arts (Santa Isabel de Sevilla Fine Arts Academy). With folkloric staging, he achieved great success in Andalusia and Madrid… Read more
This painting is available for purchase as an art print on canvas from canvastar.com