Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau

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Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau Nieto
Born 20 January 1964
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Painter
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ferrer-Dalmau and the second or maternal family name is Nieto.

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


Ferrer-Dalmau was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1964. He was interested in the military[1] and in art since his childhood. He was influenced by the work of Joaquín Torrents Lladó. He spent time in Pamplona in 1984 during his national service in the Spanish army.

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

At the end of the 1980s he worked as a professional textile designer but his interests remained as oil painting, the military, horses and models.[2]

His first exhibition was in Madrid at the Arcadia Gallery in 1993. The exhibitions are now every year as well as exhibiting in England, France and America.[2] Moving to Valladolid[1] he sells his military paintings which are known for being hyper realist. He has spent time in Afghanistan[3] and worked on an honorary basis with the Spanish Ministry of Defence.[1][2]

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

He also created the paintings of the Georgian soldiers serving in Afghanistan which are included in the album called "Georgia in the heart of Afghanistan".[4]