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Balaca, José

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00010476
Balaca, José

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in Cartagena; died 19 November 1869, in Madrid.

Painter, miniaturist.

José Balaca attended the Madrid painting school from 1838. He left Spain in 1844 and went to live in Lisbon, where he gained a reputation as a fine painter. He painted the portrait of the Queen of Portugal, Doña Maria de la Gloria....

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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