On a day like today – February 27, 1863, Spanish artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida was born.

Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (27 February 1863 – 10 August 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by a dexterous representation of the people and landscape under the bright sunlight of his native land and sunlit water.
Let’s remember his magnificent artworks: