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Quintana Olleras

Blas Olleras y Quintana (1851–1919) was a Spanish figure painter and landscape painter known for works in the Orientalist genre.

Quintana Olleras
Born Blas Olleras y Quintana
1851
Ávila, Spain
Died 1919
Florence, Italy
Nationality Spanish
Known for Watercolourist
Movement Orientalist themes

He was born in Avila, Spain, and worked primarily in Italy as a watercolorist. He died in Florence, Italy.

Harem Scene by Quintana Olleras

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His most well-known painting is Harem Scene (pictured) which has been reproduced in many texts. Other works by Quintana include:

  • In a Persian Bath
  • A Roman Spectacle
  • Beauties
  • Roman Countryside
  • Sea with Fisherman
  • Little Fishermen
  • Rowing Boats off the Coast
  • Isle of Capri
  • In the Harbour
  • Fishermen
  • The Amalfi Coast
  • The Festival of Carmen in Naples

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