(1856 - 1932)
Daniel Hernandez Morillo was active/lived in Peru. Daniel Morillo is known for painting.
Hernández Morillo, born as the son of a Spanish landowner in Huancavelica in Peru, studied initially in 1870 with the painter Leonardo
Barbieri in Lima. A grant from the Peruvian government in 1873 led him
to Rome, where he studied at the Art Academy and with the history
painter Lorenzo Vallés.
In the early 1880s, Hernández Morillo went to
Paris. He painted genre scenes, specializing particularly on female
nudes and portraits. His works have been shown in the Paris salons. In 1901
Hernández Morillo received the medal of the Legion of Honor. In 1918 he
moved back to Peru and founded on behalf of the government, the Escuela
Nacional de Buenas Artes in Lima, where he was director until his death