Antonio de La Gandara (Paris, 12 December 1861 - 30 June 1917), painter and draughtsman mainly known as a portraitist and for his scenes of Paris.
Gandara's models included Sarah Bernhardt, Paul Verlaine, Grand
Duchess of Mecklemburg, and Prince de Polignac. Recognised as one of
the most talented artists of the Belle Epoque, often compared to
Velasquez or James McNeill Whistler, his fame faded after a premature
death during the first world war. With today's fast growing interest
for 19th century art, his work is again sought after by
collectors. Antonio de La Gandara produced a limited number of
exquisite lithos and illustrated a few books, including Robert de
Montesquiou's "Les Chauves-souris" and Camille Mauclair's "Les
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