Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
b. 1617 – d. April 3, 1682 • Artist • Painter
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Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617–82), Spanish painter. Except for short visits to Madrid, Murillo spent all his life in Seville. He is esp. known as the painter of the ‘Immaculate Conception’, which he executed more than 20 times, and he was the foremost Spanish artist of the theme of the ‘Virgin and
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Murillo, Bartolomé
Murillo, Bartolomé(1617–82). An artist whose many religious paintings emphasized the peaceful, joyous aspects of spiritual life, Bartolomé Murillo was the first Spanish painter to achieve renown throughout Europe. In addition to the enormous popularity of his works in his native Seville, Murillo was
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Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (1617–1682)A Spanish painter known especially for his painting of the Immaculate ConceptionMurillo supported himself by making small religious paintings, which he exported to South America. For most of his life he resided in Seville, Spain, where he was the most sought-after