Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Some postcards from Daniel Perera at Biblioteca virtual de Andalucia. Link…
• La Lidia. Revista raurina, Madrid 1891. The magazine contained scenes of bullfights and portraits of popular matadors. La Lidia was published between 1882 and 1900 and the chromolithography’s contributed to a great extent to the popularity of the magazine and the diffusion of the important changes that were taking place in the artistic approach of tauromachy. Daniel Perea [1836-1909] was artistic director of the magazine and is 1 of the 3 (besides Jose Chaves and Lizcano Angel) who illustrated this bullfighting periodical.
From A Silent Minority. Deaf Education in Spain, 1550–1835
110. The man in question, Daniel Perea, had been a student at the Madrid school and in 1856 he became a teaching assistant (CNSC I859, 30), although he served in this latter capacity only briefiy (AGACE, Educación y Ciencia, leg. 3,766). By the time he was hired as art teacher in 1886, half a century after Prádez's death, he was a well-known artist specializing in bullfight scenes; his appointment had been supported by colleagues in Madrid's Circle of Fine Arts, of which he was a member (AGACE, Educación y Ciencia, leg. 3,766, petition of January 2, 1886, from members of the Cirele of Fine Arts of Madrid to the Ministry of Development). Perea taught at the school for nearly a quarter of a century, until his death in 1909. [BACK]