Leopoldo Romañac

Marina - Marine

Leopoldo Romañac. Was born in 1862, he painted almost to his very last days of his life. Studied in San Alejandro, under the guidance of Melero and later decided to continue his education in Italy. His very own style has been mistaken by impressionism, although it was not. Even though he was an excellent painter and most of his work are considered "classics", he suffered from a very bad taste, especially doing portraits.

His influence was enormous. He was responsible that many of San Alejandro's students had taken the route to Italy instead of France. Prints of his extraordinary influence and talent are painters like Victor Manuel, Fidelio Ponce, etc. His legacy can be found at many private collections all over the world, as a rare mastery example of the Cuban painters.