John Bagnold Burgess (1829 – 1897)
English artist known for his of paintings of historical and genre scenes, principally in Spain.
Burgess started his career by painting portraits and genre works, before travelling to Spain in 1858, accompanied by his friend and fellow artist Edwin Long - who would become his travelling companion on future painting trips to the country.
 For the next some thirty years, Burgess was an annual visitor to Spain, often spending days with Spanish peasants, living their life and sharing their food.

John Bagnold Burgess (1829 – 1897)

English artist known for his of paintings of historical and genre scenes, principally in Spain.

Burgess started his career by painting portraits and genre works, before travelling to Spain in 1858, accompanied by his friend and fellow artist Edwin Long - who would become his travelling companion on future painting trips to the country.

 For the next some thirty years, Burgess was an annual visitor to Spain, often spending days with Spanish peasants, living their life and sharing their food.