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Ecuadorean, 18th century, male.

Painter. Figures.

New York, 24 Nov 1992: Castes (oil on canvas, collection of four paintings representing the various inhabitants of Ecuador, 32 × 42 ins/81.5 × 106.7 cm) USD 154,000

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Emmanuel Ortega

(b Texcoco; fl 1751–1803). Mexican painter. José de Alcíbar was a prominent figure in Mexico City’s cultural scene during the second half of the 18th century, where he appears to have primarily painted portraits and religious images. One of Alcíbar’s best-known works, De Español y Negra, Mulato...

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Myriam A. Ribeiro de Oliveira

Brazilian painter. He was the most important painter active in the province of Minas Gerais during the Colonial period. He learnt his craft in the workshop with other artists and from such theoretical treatises as Andrea Pozzo’s Perspectivae pictorum atque architectorum (1693–1700) and such technical manuals as the ...

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Brazilian, 18th century, male.

Active in 1736.

Architect, painter.

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Jorge Luján-Muñoz

Guatemalan painter, printmaker, and medallist. He entered the mint in 1795 as an apprentice engraver but on the recommendation of its director, Pedro Garci-Aguirre, also became Master Corrector at the Escuela de Dibujo de la Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País, Guatemala City, in 1796...

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Born 1695, in Tlalixtac (Caxaca); died 1768, in Mexico City.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Nothing is known about Miguel Cabrera's training, but we do know that he spent time with such masters of the day as Villalpondo and Correa. In 1753...

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Maria Concepción García Sáiz

Mexican painter. He studied under Juan Correa and made indiscriminate use in his paintings of old engravings from different European schools. He is known to have painted a number of pictures during the 1740s, but it was after 1750 that he received his most important commissions, including the series dedicated to the life of St Ignatius Loyola for the Colegio de San Ignacio y San Francisco Javier in Querétaro, for the Templo de La Profesa in Mexico City and for the Jesuit college at Tepotzotlán near Mexico City. In the 1760s Cabrera painted a ...

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Argentinian, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1740, in Salta.

Painter, sculptor. History painting.

Tomás Cabrera was the creator of an historic picture of great significance to Argentina: Tomás Matorras, Governor of Tucuman, and the Cacique, Paykin, Signing the Peace in Chaco, dated 1774.

Buenos Aires (Mus. Histórico Nacional): ...

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Active in Mexico.

Painter.

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Argentinian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born at the end of the 18th century, in Buenos Aires; died 1878, in Buenos Aires.

Painter, lithographer. Figure compositions.

Camana was the founder of the Society for the Development of Art in Argentina in 1876, and also taught design to Doña Mamelita Rosas, wife of the famous general. He created the picture: ...

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(b San Juan, Dec 23, 1751; d San Juan, Nov 7, 1809). Puerto Rican painter. Campeche y Jordán’s father was a freed black slave, while his mother was from the Canary Islands and was considered white. He may have received some artistic training from his father, who was a gilder, decorator, and painter. Campeche must have depended to some extent on engravings for iconographic configurations, anatomical realism, and composition; he may have possessed a copy of Antonio Palomino’s ...

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Puerto Rican, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1751; died 1809.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

José Capeche is regarded as the father of Puerto Rican painting. His father, Tomás de Rivafrecha y Campeche, was the slave of a Canon at the cathedral; later, having been freed, he taught himself how to gild and paint and eventually introduced his son to painting. José Campeche later worked with the Spanish painter Luis Paret y Alcázar, exiled to Puerto Rico in ...

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Active at the end of the 18th century.

Painter.

Carcanio was a pupil of Cabrera. He worked in Mexico.

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 18th century.

Born in Puebla.

Painter. Religious subjects.

A Triumph of the Virgin at the Church of the Compañia in Puebla is attributed to Carnero.

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Active in Puebla.

Born in Puebla.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Several of Manuel Caro's works are held in the Sanctuary of Ocotluna, notably: Virgin Appearing to the Indian, Juan Diego.

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Peruvian painter, also active in Chile. He was self-taught. He spent many of his early years in Chile (see also Chile, Republic of, §III, 2), during which he worked in the army as, among other things, a topographer. He also painted a number of religious works during this period, including ...

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Mexican, 18th century, male.

Painter.

Puebla (Cathedral): Puebla (several paintings)

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Elisa García Barragán

Mexican painter. He studied painting at the Academia de San Carlos, Mexico City, and in 1844 went to the Accademia di S Luca, Rome, where he was taught by the Sicilian Neo-classical painter Natal di Carta. His earliest works were portraits, for example that of the Mexican sculptors ...

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Mexican, 17th – 18th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects. Church decoration.

Juán Corrrea is first listed in Mexico in 1674. By the end of his career he was living in Antigua, Guatemala, where his last known work was recorded in 1739. He managed a studio and produced numerous works decorating a large number of religious buildings. The cathedrals in Mexico City and Querétaro both own several of his religious compositions. ...

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Maria Concepción García Sáiz

Mexican painter. He is thought to have been the teacher of such painters as Juan Rodríguez Juarez and José de Ibarra. His many works for the cathedral of Mexico City include (for the sacristy) the large-scale Assumption and the Coronation of the Virgin (both 1689...