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PARET Y ALCÁZAR, Luis (1746 - 1799), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARET Y ALCÁZAR, Luis (1746 - 1799), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 11 February 1746, in Madrid; died 14 February 1799, in Madrid.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. History painting, genre scenes.

Luis Paret y Alcázar was a man of extensive learning: he received an excellent classical education, which he later complemented by studying oriental languages. His artistic education was just as accomplished; he worked with Antonio Gonzalez Velázquez and on several occasions

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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