Félix Mestres y Borrell
(Barcelona 1872-1933)

The first son
Oil on canvas
108,4 x 126,5 cm

Painter specialized in portraits and genre scenes, with high technical skills, he can be compared to the British portrait painters.
Varnish and accumulated dirt on the painting gave the artwork a monochrome tone that prevented us from appreciating the painter’s typical colors. The varnish layer was removed in order to bring back the artwork’s original appearance.