Pere Borrell del Caso

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Escaping criticism.

Pere Borrell del Caso (1835–1910) was a Spanish Catalan painter, illustrator and engraver, best known for his painting Escapando de la crítica (Escaping criticism) (1874), an example of trompe-l'œil. It blurs the boundary between real and fictitious space.[1]

Borrell del Caso was born at Puigcerdà. The artist Romà Ribera trained with him.[2]

He died at Barcelona in 1910.

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  1. ^ Deceptions and Illusions: Five Centuries of Trompe l’Oeil Painting - National Gallery of Art - at
  2. ^ William H. Robinson; Jordi Falgas; Carmen Bellon Lord; Robert Hughes, Barcelona and Modernity: Picasso, Gaudi, Miro, Dali (Yale University Press, 2006), 503