Leopoldo Romanach was a Cuban artist born in 1862.
He studied at the San Alejandro Academy as a disciple of Miguel Melero.
Traveling through Italy and New York City, he received several awards and established himself as a notable painter. Eventually he traveled back to Cuba to teach at San Alejandro Academy.
Over the next few decades, Romanach received several notable awards, but the greatest one was the Great Cross of the National Order of Merit of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, the Republic of Cuba’s most important medal award in the 1930s.
Romanach died in 1951.
PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
ARTIST: Leopoldo Romanach (Cuban, 1862–1951)
MEDIA: Oil on canvas
SIZE: 20.75 x 30 in. – 53 x 76 cm