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Juan Sánchez Cotán (fray)

male / Spanish
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
Spanish
Born
Orgaz (Spain) 1560/1561
1560 (Péréz Sánchez 1987; Jordan/Cherry 1995; Spanish Artists 1996); 1560, 1561 (Saur 1992 (AKLONLINE); Bénézit 2006); 1561? (Witt Checklist 1978)
Deceased
Granada (Spain) 1627-09-08/1637
1627 (Witt Checklist 1978; Péréz Sánchez 1987; Jordan/Cherry 1995; Spanish Artists 1996); August 9, 1627 (Bénézit 2006); August 9, 1627; 1637 (Saur 1992 (AKLONLINE))
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1580 - 1637
c. 1580-1637 (Jordan/Schroth 1985)
Active in
  • Madrid (prov.) 1602 - 1604
    studied at the Carthusian Monastery of El Paular; earliest dated works from 1602, maybe painted in El Paular (Thieme/Becker 1907-1950)
  • Toledo (Spanje)
    pupil of Blas del Prado
  • Granada (Spanje) 1612 - 1620
    mainly in Granada from 1612 until his death, with short breaks in the meantime
  • Sevilla 1620
    in the cathedral a picture of St Francis from 1620 (Thieme/Becker 1907-1950)
  • Granada (Spanje) 1620 - 1625
  • Sevilla 1625
    Thieme/Becker 1907-1950
  • Granada (Spanje) 1625 - 1637
    c. 1637 or c. 1627
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
still life, vegetable still life, fruit piece, game piece (still life), Christian religious scene, portrait, mythology
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-02; Last modified date: 2018-04-19

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