Joaquin Hernandez
Self Portrait 2000
A Place in La Mancha Museum
of Castilla La Mancha, Spain


Paquita Sabrafen is the wife of Joaquin Hernandez Snr. She is an internationally renowned artist who was born in 1931 in Barcelona, Spain. She has dedicated her life to her work and is a master in her profession. Having specialized in portraits, her brush strokes convey the spirit of her subject onto the canvas. A combination of control over her instruments and colours, with the powerfulness of a creative spirit, enables her to convey many sentiments and ideals in her paintings. Sabrafen’s paintings are in the collections of numerous prestigious National Art Museums worldwide.