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MÁRQUEZ DE VELASCO, Esteban (<i>died</i> 1696), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MÁRQUEZ DE VELASCO, Esteban (died 1696), Painter

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born in Extremadura; died 1696 or 1720, in Seville.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

Esteban Márquez de Velasco was a pupil of his uncle Fernando Márquez Joya or Goya. He settled and worked in Seville.

After the death of his teacher he more or less mass-produced small religious paintings for the Spanish-American market, but after proving unsuccessful in this genre devoted himself

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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