Francisco Bayeu y Subias

1734-1795 Spain/Rococo

 

Brief Biography-Francisco Bayeu y Subias from Zaragoza, underwent his apprenticeship with José Luzán Martínez in Tarragona. He studied under Gonzales Velázquez in Madrid where he entered the Academia Real de Bellas Artes de Fernando and later became Director. Francisco de Goya y Lucientes joined Francisco in his studio in Zaragoza and married his sister Josefa Bayeu. Later in Madrid, Francisco was made painter to King Charles III and worked with Anton Raphael Mengs in the Royal Palaces of Madrid and Aranjuez. He painted frescos in the Churches of Zaragoza and Toledo and worked with his brother Ramón and Goya in the Tapestry Factory of Santa Bárbara.

 

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ceiling fresco

ceiling fresco

feliciana daughter
of the artist

feliciana daughter of the artist

fresco at the royal
palace of madrid

fresco at the royal palace of madrid

fresco in the
cathedral of toledo

fresco in the cathedral of toledo

fresco in the
cathedral

fresco in the cathedral

fresco in cathedral
of toledo

fresco in cathedral of toledo


fresco in toledo

fresco in toledo

olympus the fall
of the giants

olympus the fall of the giants

painting with thirteen
sketches

painting with thirteen sketches


saint barbara

saint barbara


self portrait

self portrait


the pieta

the pieta

the surrender of
granada

the surrender of granada