Ramon Casas i Carbó (Catalan pronunciation: (4 January 1866 – 29 February 1932) was a Catalan Spanish artist. Living through a turbulent time in the history of his native Barcelona, he was known as a portraitist, sketching and painting the intellectual, economic, and political elite of Barcelona, Paris, Also a graphic designer, his posters and postcards helped to define the Catalan art movement known as modernisme.
Demonstrators march during The National Day of Catalonia on September 11, 2013 in Barcelona, Catalonia. Thousands of Catalans celebrating the 'Diada Nacional' are holding demonstrations to demand the right to hold a self-determination referendum. 11 Sep 13 Photo David Ramos
Poster for the 4 Gats by Ramon Casas (1866-1932). This is a portrait of Pere Romeu, a fellow artist who owned El Quatre Gats.This bar in Barcelona was a popular hang-out for the city's artists at the end of the 19th century, including Picasso, and you can still visit it today. I think we need a revival of the full-length coat - what's not to like?