Luis Alcazár y Paret

1746-1799 Spain/Rococo

 

Brief Biography-Luis Alcazár y Paret studied in the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando for four years and finished his studies in Rome in 1763. Back in Madrid he won first prize at the Academia and received further instruction from the French artist Charles de La Traverse.
He was exiled to Puerto Rico in 1775 for a period, it hasn’t been established why he was exiled. When he returned he got married and settled in the city of Bilbao. The Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando accepted him as a teacher at a relatively young age. He was a painter of many genres in different mediums and received commissions in various subjects from religious works to view scenes.

 

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The Botanical
Garden

The Botanical Garden

The
Card

The Card

Charles
III

Charles the third Dining before the court


Zebra

Zebra

Maria de la Nieves
Micaela Fourdinier

Maria de la Nieves Micaela Fourdinier

The Masked
Ball

The Masked Ball

The Virgin and
Saint James

The Virgin and Saint James the Great

Real
Couples

Real Couples

The Gate
of the Sun

The Gate of the Sun

The Swearing of
Fernando VII a

The Swearing of Fernando as Principle of Asturias

A Merienda at
a Country Inn

A Merienda at a Country Inn

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait

Scene
with Rustics

Scene with Rustics

Still Life
with Fruit

Still Liffe with Fruit

Preparing for a
Masked Ball

Preparing for a Masked Ball

View of
Fuenterrabia

View of Fuenterrabia

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