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Mayno, Juan Bautista (Fray)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Mayno, Juan Bautista (Fray)

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Spanish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1569, probaby in Lombardy; died 1 April 1649, in Madrid.

Painter. History painting.

Juan Bautista Mayno studied under Caravaggio, Gentileschi and, some say, El Greco. He took the Dominican habit at an early age, taught drawing to Philip IV of Spain and was superintendant to the King's paintings. He became Velázquez' friend. From ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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