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OLLER Y CESTERO, Francisco (1833 - 1917), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLLER Y CESTERO, Francisco (1833 - 1917), Painter

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Puerto Rican, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 June 1833, in Puerto Rico; died 1917.

Painter. Figures, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

After two years of studies in Madrid, Francisco Oller y Cestero went to Paris in 1855, where he studied under Thomas Couture and Gustave Courbet. He associated mainly with the Impressionists.

He soon abandoned his naturalistic style to move towards a luminous form of painting,

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