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ALENZA Y NIETO, Leonardo (1807 - 1845), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALENZA Y NIETO, Leonardo (1807 - 1845), Painter, engraver

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 6 November 1807, in Madrid; died 30 June 1845, in Madrid.

Painter, engraver. Allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Costumbrismo.

[not available online]A pupil of Juan Antonio Ribera and José Madrazo y Agudo, Alenza was a highly respected painter. He became a member of the academy of fine arts in Madrid in 1842.

He quickly distinguished himself as a portrait

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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