Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Bellas Artes
In 1940 two new Schools of Fine Arts were created in Spain: the San Jorge School of Fine Arts in Barcelona and the Santa Isabel de Hungria here in Seville, thus adding to the two schools that already existed in Valencia and Madrid.
Jose Hernandez Diaz and Joaquin Romero Murube, two luminaries from the Sevillan cultural world, were charged with organising study plans, finding a location and proposing teaching staff for the new Sevillian centre. For its location they chose the house of the painter Gonzalo Bilbao, rented and later bought from his widow as the headquarters of the new school.
A few years later the school acquired the adjacent buildings allowing ample space for future expansion. Among the teaching staff were great Sevillian personalities such as the painters Alfonso Grosso S√°nchez, Ju√°n Miguel S√°nchez Hern√°ndez, Rafael Cantarero Mes√≥n, Jos√© M¬™ Labrador Arjona, Sebasti√°n Garc√≠a V√°zquez, Santiago Mart√≠nez Mart√≠n, the sculptors Ju√°n Lu√≠s Vasallo Parodi and Agust√≠n S√°nchez Cid, the historian Enrique Marco Dorta and the architects Antonio Delgado Roig and Alberto Balbont√≠n Ortas, ...
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