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POLANCO, Francisco and Miguel - Painters

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POLANCO, Francisco and Miguel - Painters

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Active in Seville.

DiedFrancisco died in 1651.


Francisco and Miguel Polanco were pupils of Zurbarán and worked together. They are mentioned in 1646 and their work, at least traditionally, has been compared with that of Zubarán. Their paintings of The Martyrdom of St Stephen, the Nativity and St Ferdinand can be seen in the church of San Esteban in Seville. They also decorated the sacristy

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