Emilio Sánchez Perrier was a Spanish landscape painter and watercolorist who also painted Orientalist subjects. Sánchez Perrier painted landscapes, architectures, genre and water scenes, and was renowned for his scenic illustrations of Venice. Sánchez Perrier was a student at the school of Fine Arts in Seville and later at the school of Fine Arts in Madrid. In 1871 he resided in Granada, where he befriended Mariano Fortuny. He traveled to Paris in 1879 and studied at the studios of Auguste Bolard, Jean-Léon Gérôme and Félix Ziem.