Palmaroli Vicente Gonzalez, was the son of Gaetano Palmaroli, an Italian painter who moved to Madrid where he was a litografo.Si trained at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid., Completing, from 1857 to 1866, his training in Rome. He later participated with the Spanish delegation at the Universal Exhibition in Paris, where he met Ernest Meissonier of which was influenced as can be seen from his paintings back to this soggiorno. Ricoprì the task of academic of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, director of the Academy of Spain in Rome and director of the Prado Museum from 1893 until his death.
The ballet dancer
The happy family
A Summer's Afternoon at the Beach
At The Beach
The Shootings of May 3rd in Mountain Príncipe Pío
The Attentive Student
Contadina with a Goat