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Bartolome Esteban Murillo

 (1617 - 1682)
Bartolome Esteban Murillo was active/lived in Spain.  Bartolome Murillo is known for religious subject painting.

Biography   Bartolome Esteban Murillo


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Bartolome Murillo was born in Seville, Spain on January 1, 1617 and was orphaned at the age of ten.  He studied under Juan del Castillo.  By the age of twenty-three he was already painting on his own and selling his pictures itinerantly at fairs in Seville. His early works are somewhat clumsy and heavy in color.

He visited Madrid between 1641 and 1644, at which time he could have studied and profited by the works of Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian and Correggio which were to be seen there. This would explain his increasingly harmonious color, the subtler atmosphere and the freer brushwork which soon began to characterize his style. He worked for a time in 1642 under Velasquez in Madrid.

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Saint Augustine in Ecstasy
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SAINT JOSEPH WITH THE CHRIST CHILD
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The Nativity with the Annunciation to the Shepherds beyond
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