Joaquín Capri y de Ruata (1855-1910)

The work offered shows a fine work of his; a stage company behind the scenes. It gives an intimate look at the preparations for a performance in the auditorium. It is a good stylistic composition with much detail in the fabric expression of the interior and clothing of the characters.

Oil on Cloth

The work is signed lower right

Dimension of work: 27 x 35

Size List: 41 x 49


Joaquín Carpi y de Ruata (1855-1910) was a Spanish painter and draughtsman. Born in 1855 in the town of Tamarite in Huesca, the painter was a pupil of Dionisio Fierros. At the exhibition of the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid in 1880, he presented a study of a woman, which he called Descanso ("Rest"). At the National Exhibition of Fine Arts in 1881, he exhibited the canvas El cántaro no se ha roto ("The pitcher is not broken"). He died in 1910.