Joaquin Agrasot (1836-1919)


“The Pet of the Regiment”

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Painting by JOAQUIN AGRASOT Y JUAN (1836-1919), Spanish

Oil on canvas, signed “J. Agrasot” lower left

Mounted in a carved parcel gilt wood frame

Painting dimensions – height 16 3/8 in. (41,6 cm), width 11 3/8 in. (28,9 cm)
Frame dimensions – height 25 in. (63,5 cm), width 20 3/8 inches (51,7 cm)


Vicars Brothers, London


Painting is in good condition. Frame has scattered touch-ups to gilded leafs and some staining to the outer edges of the frame, mostly to the bottom half of the right edge, bottom left corner and a spot bellow the upper left corner (visible on image 1)


Joaquin Agrasot y Juan began his artistic training in his home town of Orihuela. The young artist received a grant from the Diputacion Provincial de Alicante in order to study at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia. He also received a stipend to study in Rome at the Accademia de via Murgatta Giggi where he met Eduardo Rosales, Jose Casado del Alisal and Mariano Fortuny. It was Fortuny who made the greatest impression upon the young artist, and he remained in Italy until Fortuny’s death in 1875. Agrasot then returned to Valencia, becoming a member of the Academy of San Carlos and San Fernando Real. 

  • Item Nr. 5235 (Spanish painting, Joaquin Agrasot)