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BALACA Y CANSECO, Ricardo (1844 - 1880), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALACA Y CANSECO, Ricardo (1844 - 1880), Painter, illustrator

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Portuguese, 19th century, male.

Born 31 December 1844, in Lisbon; died 12 February 1880.

Painter, illustrator. Battles, portraits, still-lifes.

Ricardo was the son of José Balaca, who was influential in persuading him to study at the school of painting in Madrid. His early display of talent won him a place at the age of 13 in the exhibition of fine arts, in which he gained an

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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