Adolfo Lozano Sidro Biography | Oil Paintings
1-21-1872 Priego, ESP - 11-7-1935 Priego, ESPBack to Artist IndexView Artists Paintings
Adolfo Lozano Sidro was born in Priego in the province of Córdoba. In 1885 at the age of thirteen, his family moved to Málaga and he completed his basic studies there. Beginning in 1888, at the age of fifteen, he began his studies in art at the School of Fine Arts in Malaga. Later he moved to Granada to study law he but left this study to become a painter.
By 1892 at the age of twenty, Adolfo Lozano Sidro has a definite painting style, characterized by a bright palette and its precious value in subtle elements, evidenced by his exhibition in Córdoba, where he gets a great success. The following year in 1893, he dedicated himself exclusively to painting, he moved to Madrid, to continue his studies with Moreno Carbonero and Joaquín Sorolla. Although working in Madrid, he never forgets his roots, returning summers to his native Priego.
In 1897 he obtains Honorable Mention in the National Exhibition of Fine Arts. In 1910, he obtained the third medal. Starting in 1913, he regularly contributes illustrations for the magazine Black and White, and the newspaper ABC, chronicling high society. And in 1916 he receives the silver medal at the International Exhibition of Panama. His paintings hide a criticism portraying the upper classes, by contrast, the same attention to detail applies to portray the common people.
Art Movement: Realism.
Artist Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.