Luis MASRIERA (1872-1958) ✿

Lluís Masriera i Rosés (1872-1958) was a famous artist, goldsmith, jewelry designer, painter, writer, playwright,art critic and collector, although his best known facet is that of jeweler, for which he is recognized as one of the most important Spanish artists.
Lluís was born into a family of silversmiths in Barcelona; already his father and grandfather worked in the family business. His training at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Geneva allowed him to travel regularly to Paris, where he met the Art Nouveau and the work of René Lalique him.
In 1900 Masriera y Roses returned as an 18-year-old to Barcelona and took over the artistic direction of the family business. Radically he changed the style of jewelery design and produced with great success until the mid-1910s with pieces in the style of Modernism, the Catalan Art Nouveau. In his paintings, he used a style inspired by the Nabis and the French cloisonnism style of colorful colors.

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