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ZURBARÁN, Francisco de (<i>died</i> 1664), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ZURBARÁN, Francisco de (died 1664), Painter

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born in Fuente de Cantos (Extremadura), baptised 7 November 1598; died 27 August 1664, in Madrid.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Andalusian School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Francisco de Zurbarán was born in the village of Fuente de Cantos (Badajoz Province, Extremadura). His name suggests a Basque origin. His parents, who were peasants, sent him

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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