Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Life Dates:
1617 – 1682
Artist Biography:
Spanish painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was one of the most influential figures in Spanish Baroque painting. While best known for his religious works, he also produced a considerable amount of contemporary portraits. These portraits often depicted the town's many flower girls, street urchins, and beggars, providing a thorough yet intimate record of everyday life of this time and locale.

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