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GONZÁLEZ RUIZ, Antonio (1711 - 1785), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GONZÁLEZ RUIZ, Antonio (1711 - 1785), Painter

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1711, in Corella (Navarre); died 11 April 1785, in Madrid.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, portraits. Designs for tapestries.

Antonio González Ruiz worked first with the French painter Michel-Ange Houasse in Madrid from 1726 to 1730, then visited Paris, Rome, Naples and other towns in Italy. He returned to Madrid in 1737, where he was appointed director of the Real Academia de

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