Francisco de Zurbarán

male / Spanish
Fuente de Cantos (Spain) 1598-11/1598-11-07
baptized on November 7, 1598
Madrid (Spain) 1664-02-28/1664-08-27
1664 (Pérez Sánchez 1987; Jordan/Cherry 1995; Spanish artists 1996); August 27, 1664 (Bénézit 2006); after 1664 (Witt Checklist 1978); date of death: (after) 1664.02.28 / 1664.08.27 (AKLONLINE June 2018)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Juan de Zurbarán
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1614 - 1664
c. 1614-1664
Active in
  • Sevilla 1614 - 1658
    c. 1614-1658 (Pérez Sánchez 1987; Saur 1992 (AKLONLINE)); pupil of Pedro Díaz de Villanueva
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1634
    called to work on the decorations of the Palacio del Buen Retiro
  • Sevilla 1634 - 1658
    his career peaked after working very closely with the Spanish royal collections
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1658 - 1664
    c. 1658-1664; back in Madrid after Murillo's popularity increases; died in poor conditions
active in
died in
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.
Christian religious scene, mythology, history (genre), genre, portrait, still life, flower piece, fruit piece
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-10-25


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