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Joaquin Agrasot Biography and Paintings
Joaquin Agrasot y Juan (1836 – 1919) was a Spanish painter of the Realistic style who produced many works in the Costumbrismo genre. Joaquin Agrasot was born in Orihuela. His studies began in his home town and, in 1856, he received a fellowship from the “Diputación Provincial de Alicante”, the local government. He then enrolled at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia, where he studied with the art restorer Francisco Martínez Yago, the father of Salvador Martínez Cubells. In 1860, he had his first showing at an agricultural fair in Alicante, where he was awarded a gold medal.
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