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GONZÁLEZ VELÁZQUEZ, Alejandro (1719 - 1772), Painter, decorative designer, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GONZÁLEZ VELÁZQUEZ, Alejandro (1719 - 1772), Painter, decorative designer, fresco artist

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1719, in Madrid; died 1772, in Madrid.

Painter, decorative designer, fresco artist. Religious subjects. Trompe l'oeil.

Alejandro González Velázquez was the son of Pablo González Velázquez and specialised in decorative works, trompe l'œil architecture and stunning perspectives. He assisted his brother Luis with decorative work in 1746, and painted frescoes for the Cistercian convent and other monasteries and

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