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ESQUIVEL, Antonio Maria (1806 - 1857), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ESQUIVEL, Antonio Maria (1806 - 1857), Painter

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 8 March 1806, in Seville; died 9 April 1857, in Madrid.

Painter. Religious subjects, figure compositions, portraits.


Antonio Maria Esquivel was a pupil of José Gutierrez. He went to Madrid around 1832 and was made a member of the Real Academia de San Fernando. Esquivel was a very prolific artist. He painted mainly portraits and subjects from religious history;

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