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IRIARTE, Ignacio de (1621 - 1685), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
IRIARTE, Ignacio de (1621 - 1685), Painter

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born 1621, in Azcoitia; died 1685, in Seville.

Painter. Landscapes.

Ignacio de Iriarte studied art in his own region before coming to Seville around 1642, where he studied under Herrera the Elder. Tradition has it that a lack of aptitude for figure painting led him to turn to landscape and genre painting and he soon acquired a considerable reputation in these fields.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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