Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau

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Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau Nieto
Born 20 January 1964
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Painter

Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau Nieto (born 20 January 1964) is a Spanish hyper realist painter.


Ferrer-Dalmau was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1964. His interest in art, and in the military,[1] dates back to his childhood. His work has been influenced by that of Joaquín Torrents Lladó. Ferrer-Dalmau spent time in Pamplona in 1984 during his national service in the Spanish army.

Ferrer Dalmau painting Rocroi, el último tercio (English: Rocroi, the last tercio).

At the end of the 1980s he worked as a professional textile designer, but he remained primarily interested in the military, horses and models.[2]

His first exhibition was in Madrid at the Arcadia Gallery in 1993. He now exhibits there annually, as well as in England, France and America.[2] After moving to Valladolid[1] he began to sell his military paintings which are known for their hyper realist art style. He has spent time in Afghanistan[3] and worked on an honorary basis with the Spanish Ministry of Defence.[1][2]

He lists two nineteenth-century painters as his main influences: the Catalan Josep Cusachs and the Galician Victor Morelli.[1]

Ferrer-Dalmau created the paintings of the Georgian soldiers serving in Afghanistan which are included in the album Georgia in the heart of Afghanistan.[4]