|Pelando La Pava - The artist Mariano Bertuchi, 1884-1955 |
'Pelando la pava' (literally plucking the turkey), a man on horseback flirting with his girlfriend. The card, after a painting by M. Bertuchi, was issued by Juan Barguñó of Barcelona. Mariano Bertuchi Nieto was born in Granada in 1884 and was a child prodigy graduating from the Fine Arts College of Málaga aged nine and that of Granada the year following. From 1899 he began painting in Morocco where much of his famous 'costumbrista' work was done. He died in Tetuan in 1955.
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