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MELÉNDEZ, Luis (1716 - 1780), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MELÉNDEZ, Luis (1716 - 1780), Painter, miniaturist

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1716, in Naples; died 1780, in Madrid.

Painter, miniaturist.

Luis Meléndez was the son of Francesco Antonio Menéndez. According to some biographers, he was born in 1679, but this would mean that he was born three years before his father. He arrived in Madrid with his parents in 1717, and began to study in the city with his father before going

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