Joaquín Vaamonde Cornide
(La Coruña, 1871 - Pazo de Meirás, 1900)
Pencil on paper avitelado agarbanado
275 × 200 mm
A member of the so-called Generación Doliente, together with Jenaro Carrero Fernández (1874-1902), Ovidio Murguía de Castro (1871-1900) and Ramón Parada Justel (1871-1902), Vaamonde settled in Madrid in 1895. With the help of Emilia Pardo Bazán -who after his death immortalized him as the protagonist of her novel La Quimera-, he was introduced into the most select circles of Madrid society, among whom his elegant and refined portraits triumphed.