Mencia Antonio Garcia Y (1852-1918)

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Antonio Garcia Mencia, (1852-1918)

Born in Madrid in 1852, he studies at the San Fernando School of Art. He moves to Paris in 1872, where he gets in touch with the Spanish artistic colony, turning up regularly at the gatherings held by Raimundo de Madrazo and Leon Bonnat. He marries the painter Josefina Corchon Diaque, and lives for a season in Rome.