Luis Ricardo Falero (1851-1896) "Moments Pause"
A fine 19th century Spanish oil painting on canvas by Luis Ricardo Falero.
Signed on lower right: Falero
Luis Ricardo Falero was born in Toledo Spain in 1841 and died on December 7, 1896 at the age of 45. He originally pursued a career in the Spanish Navy, but gave it up to his parent's bitter disappointment. He then walked to Paris where he studied art, chemistry, and mechanical engineering. After sometime, Falero moved to London where he eventually settled. Falero specialized in female nudes and mythological and fantasy settings. His paintings often contained at least one female nude