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The Prints of Luis Quintanilla:
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Catalogue Entry #: 32*
Title: Sardana en Lloret de Mar**
Series: Madrid Prints

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Date: 1933***

Medium: Drypoint, possibly including some etching****

Edition: At least 5 numbered impressions plus at least one unnumbered impression*****

Dimensions: 280 x 360 mm. (11 x 14 3/16)

Printer: Adolfo Ruperez

Paper: Wove with Arches watermark

Signature: Typically signed in pencil, l.r., beneath the plate mark.

Public collections holding this print: Currently Unknown (CU)

Topic galleries for this print:
Performance, Entertainment and Celebration


*Catalogue Entry #: For numbering used in other catalogues, see below.


  • The Spanish title, Sardana en Lloret de Mar, appears in the artist's hand in pencil on at least one impression beneath the plate mark, l.l. (See Fig. 1 below.)
    • The only known impressions bearing titles in the artist's hand for Madrid Series prints are in the Hemingway Collection and carry their titles l.l. where the numbering normally appears.
  • On another impression, the English title, “Catalan Dance,” appears at the bottom of the sheet in an undetermined hand, probably created for The AAA exhibition of 1939 "Luis Quintanilla." The Sardana is the Catalan national dance.
  • The Pierre Matisse Gallery Catalogue also uses the Spanish “Sardana en Lloret de Mar.”
Fig. 1.
Fig. 2

***Date: One observed impression is dated 1933 in pencil (immediately following the title in the artist's hand, l.l. (See Fig. 1 above.)

****Medium: A final determination for the medium has not been made.

For a discussion of the factors involved, visit the "Medium" section of "Using This Catalogue Raisonné."


  • One observed impression is annotated, "n°. 5," l.l. (See Fig. 2 above.)
  • Ruperez typically printed ten or fewer (most commonly 7-10) of Quintanilla's Madrid Series prints, often including at least one unnumbered impression from outside the edition.
    • The Hemingway Collection typically includes one unnumbered impression bearing a title instead of the number, l.l. (See Fig. 1 above.)
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