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PALOMINO DE CASTRO Y VELASCO, Antonio Agiselo (1653 - 1726), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PALOMINO DE CASTRO Y VELASCO, Antonio Agiselo (1653 - 1726), Painter

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Spanish, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1653 or 1655, in Bujalance (Andalusia), near Cordova; died 1726, in Madrid.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects.

During the course of a traditional, classical education, Palomino began to display his artistic leanings by copying engravings. In 1672, the Seville painter Juan de Valdés Leal saw Palomino's efforts and offered him encouragement and the opportunity to train under him. Palomino,

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