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Santiago Rusiñol i Prats
Rusiñol in 1892
Born (1861-02-25)25 February 1861
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died 13 June 1931(1931-06-13) (aged 70)
Aranjuez, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Field Painting, Poetry, Theater
Training Studio of Tomás Moragas
Movement Modernisme

Santiago Rusiñol (1861 - 1931) was a Catalan naturalist painter, author, and playwright.

He was born in Barcelona in 1861, and died in Aranjuez in 1931 while painting its famous gardens.

He influenced Pablo Picasso as a modern artist, and also left a lot of modernist buildings in Sitges, a town from Catalonia very influenced by that artist. He was a modernist artist and there is a street in Sant Cugat del Vallés, a town near Barcelona, with his name.

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