Eliseu Meifren i Roig was born in Barcelona on December 24, 1858 and died in the same city in 1940. Spanish painter attached to Impressionism.
He studied at the School of Llotja in Barcelona. His teacher was the painter Antoni Caba. He completed his training in Paris, where he went in company of the painter Ramon Casas and Santiago Rusiñol.
It is known as a painter of seascapes and landscapes, made with loose brushwork and gentle tones. Among his works can be cited Seafarers and The Marne (1933).
The beginnings of Eliseu Meifren in painting coincided with the epilogues of realism and naturalism as the revival of Catalan modernism Renaixenca: Never be inscribed in this movement, but participated in some of its most important events and activities.
His disposition led him to travel halfway around the world, exhibiting his work in many cities in Europe and America also place it in the fashion of their time to see exotic places. It was in this sense a cosmopolitan artist and adventurer s where he remains anchored to certain nineteenth-century tastes.