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MAZO, Juan Bautista Martinez del (1612 - 1667), Painter, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAZO, Juan Bautista Martinez del (1612 - 1667), Painter, copyist

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1612, in Cuenca; died 10 February 1667, in Madrid.

Painter, copyist. Portraits, group portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, hunting scenes, still-lifes.

According to Palomino, Juan Bautista Martinez del Mazo excelled not only at painting landscapes, but also portraits and historical subjects. However, his hunting scenes and landscapes outclass his other work. He studied under Velázquez, and his first wife

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