MURILLO
(1617-1682)
 


The Holy Family of the Little Bird
Murillo, The Holy Family of the Little Bird, 1650
1,44 X 1,88 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado.

 
  • Biography:
     
         Bartolome Esteban Murillo was born in Seville, Spain in 1617, where he lived until his death.
     
         Murillo founded a prestigious painting acadamy in 1660 which he presided over with great ability. His vast production of paintings, for the most part, are of a religious nature and theme.
     
         However he also painted scenes of children and many precise portraits. Murillo's influence in Spanish painting, even more in Sevillian painting, was perpetuated until the 19th century. Even now he is still considered a great universal master.
     
     
  • Murillo's pictures:
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    The Holy Family of the Little Bird Murillo, The Holy Family of the Little Bird, 1650, 1,44 X 1,88 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    The Good Shepherd Murillo, The Good Shepherd, 1660, 1,64 X 1,10 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    The Boys of the Shell Murillo, The Boys of the Shell, 1670, 1,04 X 1,24 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    The Immaculate Conception of Soult Murillo, The Immaculate Conception of Soult, 1678, 2,22 x 1,18 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    The Immaculate from El Escorial Murillo, The Immaculate from El Escorial, 2,22 x 1,18 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    Immaculate of Crescent Moon Murillo, Immaculate of Crescent Moon, 2,06 X 1,44 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    Virgin with a Rosary Murillo, Virgin with a Rosary, 1950-55, 1,64 x 1,20 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    Old Woman with a Distaff Murillo, Old Woman with a distaff, 1642. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Annunciation Murillo, Annunciation, 1660-65, 1,25 x 1,03 m., Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Gentleman Murillo, Gentleman, 1670, 1,98 x 1,27 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Girl of Galicia Murillo, Girl of Galicia, 1645-50, 0,63 x 0,43 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    The Foundation of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome Murillo, The Foundation of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, 1662-65, 2,32 x 5,22 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    The Foundation of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome Murillo, The Foundation of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, 1662-65, 2,32 x 5,22 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    The Martyrdom of St Andrew Murillo, The Martyrdom of St Andrew, 1678, 1,23 x 1,62 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Don Nicolas Omasur Murillo, Don Nicolas Omasur, 1672, Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Landscape Murillo, Landscape, 1680, Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Landscape Murillo, Landscape, 1680, Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Adoration of the Shepherds Murillo, Adoration of the Shepherds, 1650-55, 1,87 x 2,28 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Rebecca and Eliezer Murillo, Rebecca and Eliezer, 1650, 1,07 x 1,71 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    St. Diego Giving Alms Murillo, St. Diego Giving Alms,1645-46, Oil on canvas, Academia de San Fernando, Madrid.
    St Rose of Lima Murillo, St Rose of Lima, Oil on canvas, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid.
    St. Leander of Seville Murillo, St. Leander of Seville, 1655, Oil on canvas, Catedral de Sevilla.
    Assumption of the Virgin Murillo, Assumption of the Virgin, 1670, Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg.
    Boy with a Dog Murillo, Boy with a Dog, 1655, 0,78 x 0,62 m., Oil on canvas, The Hermitage, St. Petersburg.
    Self-Portrait Murillo, Self-Portrait, 1672-75, Oil on canvas. National Gallery, London.
    The Baptism of Christ Murillo, The Baptism of Christ, 1655, Oil on canvas. Gemaldegalerie, Berlin.
    Boys Eating Fruit Murillo, Boys Eating Fruit,1650 , Oil on canvas, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
    The Little Fruit Seller Murillo, The Little Fruit Seller, 1670-75, 149 x 113 m., Oil on canvas, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
    The Toilette Murillo, The Toilette, 1670-75, 1,47 x 1,13 m., Oil on canvas, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
    St. Thomas of Villanueva Murillo, St. Thomas of Villanueva, Oil on canvas, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
    Madonna and Child Murillo, Madonna and Child, 1670, 1,66 x 1,15 m., Oil on canvas, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden.
    A girl and her Duenna Murillo, A girl and her Duenna, 1670, 1,06 x 1,27 m., Oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington.
    A girl and her Duenna Murillo, A Girl with Fruits, Oil on canvas, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow.
    Flight into Egypt Murillo, Flight into Egypt,1645-46, 1,56 x 1,25 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Mary and Child with Angels Playing Music Murillo, Mary and Child with Angels Playing Music, 1660, 1,37 x 1,12 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    The Infant Jesus Distributing Bread to Pilgrims Murillo, The Infant Jesus Distributing Bread to Pilgrims, 1678, 2,19 x 1,82, Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Holy Family with the Infant St John Murillo, Holy Family with the Infant St John, 1655-59, 1,56 x 1,26 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Holy Family Murillo, Holy Family , 1660, 1,86 x 1,55 m., Oil on canvas, St. Stephen Basilica, Budapest.
    The Young Beggar Murillo, The Young Beggar, 1645, 1,37 x 1,15 m., Oil on canvas, Musée du Louvre, Paris.
    Immaculate Conception Murillo, Immaculate Conception, 1670, Oil on canvas, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore.
    Adoration of the Magi Murillo, Adoration of the Magi, 1655-60, Oil on canvas, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio.
    St. Francis of Assisi Murillo, St. Francis of Assisi, 1647, 1,82 x 1,29 m., Oil on canvas, Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp.

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