Lluís Graner

Barcelona, 1863 – 1929
Nenes a la llum d’un fanal (Girls in the light of a lantern)Oil on canvas 70 x 55 cm

After a trip to the United States, where he witnessed the success that the cinema had begun to have, he decided to create a projection room in Barcelona. He put his friend, Antoni Gaudi, in charge of the project: “the Sala Mercè”, the pioneer of Catalan cinema.