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Ignacio de Iriarte

1621-1670 Spain/Baroque


Brief Biography-Ignacio de Iriarte of Seville studied at the atelier of Francisco de Herrera, the Elder. He was a co-founder and secretary of the Academia de Bellas Artes in Seville, and he became closely associated with Murillo, who had a great admiration for his work. Murillo stated that "Ignacio drew Landskips by Divine Inspiration." Murillo painted the staffage and people into his landscapes when they worked together. There is a marked influence of Flemish art in his work, and he was one of only a few Spanish landscape artists of that time. His paintings are in Madrid; however, not many are still extant.


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landscape with

landscape with figures

landscape with

landscape with hunters

landscape with

landscape with shepherds

river crossing

river crossing

wooded landscape
with herdsman

wooded landscape with herdsman