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CASTILLO Y SAAVEDRA, Antonio del (1603 - 1667), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASTILLO Y SAAVEDRA, Antonio del (1603 - 1667), Painter, sculptor

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1603, in Cordova; died 1667, in Cordova.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, portraits.

Cordova School.

Castillo y Saavedra was the nephew of Juan del Castillo, the master of Murillo and the son of Agustín. He would have been his pupil and after his death the pupil of Francisco Zurbarán in Seville. Rubens had come to Spain and, through Velázquez,

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