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HERRERA, Francisco (1612 - 1685), Painter, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERRERA, Francisco (1612 - 1685), Painter, engraver, architect

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born 1612 or 1622, in Seville; died 25 August 1685, in Madrid.

Painter, engraver, architect. Historical subjects, religious subjects, genre scenes, hunting scenes, still-lifes (fish). Church decoration.

Francisco Herrera the Younger was the second son of Francisco Herrera the Elder. He fled his father's house while still young and went to Rome where he studied both painting and architecture.

Reference Entry.  416 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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