ros i blanc
Gat gris i blanc
Flors amb gerro
Bosc al capvespre
amb mocador al coll
de les plomes
Dama del ventall
La noia de la flor vermella
amb un pomell de flors
amb fons vermell
Noia vestida de festa
Noia de blau i blanc
dels cabells rossos
Bust de caprici
Davant del mirall
després de la festa
suplici de Tàntal
La dama dels ocells
Nena al balcó
al camp (unfinished)
Noia amb gos al jardí
del mocador vermell
per la festa
Sortida del teatre
Born in Barcelona
in 15 January 1867.
He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona.
Pinós i Comes, in opposition with other painters of the same period, lived all his
life in Barcelona and developed his work basically around his family -
some of the members of it are depicted in his pictures -. For that reason
hi is not very much known out of specialized circles, in fact Pinós i
(Art Nouveau artists) didn't need to sale his
works and he frequently preferred to give them to his family and friends
as presents. Nevertheless, he exposed some of his paintings in various
collective exhibitions as:
In Sala Parés in
Barcelona in 1890, 1892 and 1900.
Exhibition of the Municipality of Barcelona in 1891.
In Cercle de Sant Lluch in 1893, 1895 and 1897.
In the Ateneu Barcelonés in 1893.
Other exhibitions in Barcelona in 1894, 1896 and 1898.
Various exhibitions in Olot.
A lot of mentions of his
works where made in various cultural magazines during his life as in
"La Ilustración artística", "Hispania" and "Pel
i ploma" - the prestigious magazine of Art Nouveau at that period in
It is important to say that he is sometimes mix up with another
contemporary painter named Joan Pinós i Pallà, consequently, after an initial
period, he signed all his works with his complete name of Pinós i
Comes frequently completed with the year of the painting.
The most frequent motives he depicted were portraits, landscapes -
specially on the region of Olot where he had a house and where he came during summer holidays, and
of his property in the district of Horta in Barcelona -, studies various and pets - specially cats -.
The techniques he normally employed
were essentially pastel and oil on canvas.
The fact that Josep
Pinós is not a well known artist, can't change the beauty, variety and
extreme sensibility of his works.
Josep Pinós i Comes died in Barcelona the 24 December of 1916 at the age of