Birth, Sarria Barcelona.


Trephination suffered.

Trephination suffered at eleven years or age which produced almost total paralysis to half of his face. School of Sarria. Studies at the Academy Baixas. Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Lotjía


Paris, Montparnasse.

The artist moved to Paris at the time of the rise of Cubism and Fauvism. While residing in Montparnasse, he repeatedly exhibited his work at the Van Ogen Galleries in Paris He exhibited in Pierre and Vidrach, ant in Brussels and Amsterdam Marchand de tableaux.

June 28, 1914

First World War.

First World War. Between 1914 and 1918.


End First World War.

President Woodrow Wilson made his famous “Fourteen Points,” which defined the foundations of peace, indicating solutions to the problems caused by the war.

1919-1923 – Dec.

Returns to Barcelona.

Returns to Barcelona and his first child Jorge was born.


Teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts

Teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts, the technique of embossed leather for sixteen years.

1931-1911 Dec.

Galerias Layetanas.

Gausachs presented a collection of drawings painted in gouache at Galerias Layetanas, “La Publicitat”


Sala Pares.

Gausachs exhibited again, this time oil paintings, in the main rooms of Sala Pares. Art critics; such as, Rafols. Benet. FV Foix, spoke of “Neofauvism” in the painting of Gausachs. or an “improvement of Fauvism enriched by his own personal vision”, Foix. Or better known as “Focius” becomes an vigorous defender’s of Gausachs work. The exhibition room of Sala Pares then becomes a pretext for holding a tribute to the artist in the “Lyon d’Or”, which was attended, by important critics Sebastián Gasch, Foix and Benet among others. The artist Grau Sala, Fenosa Obiols, Besides J. A. Maragall and the poet Caries Ribas, who dedicated a poem to honor the artist Jose Gausachs.


Hall of Montjui’c

Gausachs had a prominent presence in the Barcelona’s art world that year for his part in the “Hall of Montjui’c”. where the press named Gausachs among “masters” such as Caries, Mercado Labarta, Domingo and Pidelaserra.


La Bleda

La Bleda, presented by the artist in the Hall of Montjui’c of that year, was immediately purchased by the Museum of Modern Art of Catalonia.

1934 and 1935

Ibiza and Mallorca

Gausachs exposed landscapes of Ibiza and Mallorca, where he lived, painted and worked with stained glass art, as stated by art critic (A. Plana, “La Vanguardia.)


Bigas and in Vic Hall.

Gausachs exhibits in the halls of Bigas and in Vic Hall. venturing into the art of portraiture.


Outbreak of the Civil War.

Outbreak of the Civil War – French concentration camps, especially in Narbonne.


Civil war ends.

Civil war ends – his friends managed to find him, and finally fled in the ship “Cuba”, when the Second World War started, Trujillo, who had recently ordered the massacre of thirty thousand Haitians allowed the entry of these Spanish migrants to Dominican territory.


Santo Domingo

Arrival of Gausachs to Santo Domingo.


First Exhibition in D. R.

His first documented participation in an exhibition, held in the residence of the naval attaché from the Embassy of the United States in the Dominican Republic,


Professor academy of fine arts.

Jose Gausachs was appointed professor at the Dominican Republic academy of fine arts.


First Biennial of Plastic Arts.

Participated in the First Biennial of Plastic Arts Exhibition held in the country.


Exhibition of self-portraits.

Biennial Exhibition of Plastic Arts, exhibition of self-portraits, genre Gausachs frequently cultivated, his work was selected for the inauguration of the National Gallery of Fine Arts with extraordinary results.


Exposition, Spanish Refugee Committee.

Participated in an exhibition organized by the Spanish Refugee Committee to Commemorate the Centennial of the Dominican Republic, which was directed by the eminent criminal penalist Constancio Bernaldo de Quiros.

January 30, 1944

Solo exhibition in Santo Domingo.

His first solo exhibition in Santo Domingo, where press reviews from both Dominican newspapers and the Spanish exiles news, drew attention towards the large number of people visiting the exhibition. This exhibition, mainly landscapes, shows the discovery of “another sea”, Caribbean


Venezuela, Caracas.

Gausachs travels to Venezuela, Caracas. where he lived for some time, he exhibited at the Museum of the Caobos and was widely celebrated by critics as the Spanish representative of Impressionism.

January 13, 1946

Director D. R. School of Fine Art.

Jose Gausachs was appointed sub director of the Dominican Republic School of Fine Art.


Sixth Biennial of Plastic Arts.

Participated with a work out of competition, which nevertheless was awarded, at the Sixth Biennial of Plastic Arts of the Dominican Republic. He declined public and kindly the honor, saying that for some time had the tradition of participating in the Biennials ¨out of competition “.


Exhibition, Dominican American Cultural Institute.

Exhibition at the Dominican American Cultural Institute where he presented, among other things, his first studies on the black art, possibly the first artist to conduct such study in the Dominican Republic.


Exhibition, Alliance Francaise.

Presented a retrospective, at the Alliance Francaise.


Exhibition, Ateneo de Caracas.

Gausachs was included in a major international exhibition organized by the Ateneo de Caracas, where he represented the Dominican Republic with his closest disciple. Gilberto Hernandez Ortega and Jaime Colson.


Last exchange with all his students.

Meeting in the school of fine arts for an exchange with all his students. (Newspaper El Caribe).



Death Santo Domingo.


Retrospective, Exhibition in Barcelona.

Retrospective dedicated posthumously Art Gallery Syra, Barcelona.

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