He often painted Montesquiu and the river Freser, at night and day, from one bank or the other. Over a period of more than 30 years, he spent many summers in this area, sometimes in the company of other painters. He also painted mountains, particularly the nooks and valleys of Núria, to which he had easy access from Montesquiu. If required, he was accompanied by a farmer who knew the trails, springs and places with the best views. These landscapes are usually void of figures, as if the human presence could disturb the essence and prominence of the subject.