Ernesto Furió Navarro (Ernesto Furió Navarro)

Ernesto Furió Navarro

Painter and Engraver. He was born in El Canyamelar (Valencia) and died in Valencia. He studied in Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Carlos with teachers as Josep Renau and Rafael Rubio. In 1921, he moved to Madrid and later, to Paris, where he extended his knowledgements about engravement. In 1934, he obtained the First medal of Painting in the Regional Fair of Valencia, for his oil “Crepúsculo.” During Spanish Civil War, he was a member of the Junta de Incautación del Tesoro Artístico Nacional, created for save the Artistic Patrimony. When the war was over, he continued his artistic activities and become a member of Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos. In 1990, the Ateneo Marítimo of Valencia organized an exposition of his works, and was published a book about him, entitled “València. Els Seus Gravadors i la Gran Aventura d’Ernest Furió” by Manuel Sanchís Guarner. In 1992, he obtained the Gold Medal for his career. Among his works “La Ilustre Fregona,” “Una Calle Morellana” and “La Catedral de Burgos.”  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)

Born

  • March, 09, 1902
  • Spain

Died

  • March, 03, 1995
  • Spain

Cemetery

  • Cementerio de El Cabanyal
  • Valenciana
  • Spain

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