Miguel Cabrera

1695-1768 Mexico/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Miguel Mateo Maldonado y Cabrera was ultimately influenced by the style of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. He was born in what is now Oaxaca City and spent most of his life in Mexico City. He became the principal painter of religious works for the Church and the Jesuit Order. He was founder and director of an Academy of Painting in Mexico City in 1753. Whilst he was alive, and for a considerable period thereafter, he was regarded as the country’s foremost portraitist.

 

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don juan xavier
altamirano velasco

don juan xavier joachin gutierrez altamirano velasco

the divine
shepherdess

the divine shepherdess[

archbishop don jose
rubio y salinas

archbishop don jose rubio y salinas

altarpiece of the
virgin of guadalupe

altarpiece of the virgin of guadalupe with saint john the baptist

allegory of the
virgin patroness

allegory of the virgin patroness of the dominicans

conversion of saint
ignatius loyola

conversion of saint ignatius loyola

dona maria de la luz
padilla y cervantes

dona maria de la luz padilla y cervantes


holy trinity

holy trinity

marriage
of the virgin

marriage of the virgin

saint
francis xavier

saint francis xavier


saint gertrude

saint gertrude

saint
ignatius loyola

saint ignatius loyola

sor juana ines
de la cruz

sor juana ines de la cruz

sponsorship of the
virgin of guadalupe

sponsorship of the virgin of guadalupe

the virgin of the
apocalypse

the virgin of the apocalypse[