ZURBARÁN
(1598-1664)
 


Still Life
Zurbarán, Still Life
0,46 x 0,84 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado.

 
  • Biography:
     
         Francisco de Zurbarán was born in Fuente de Cantos (Extremadura), Spain in 1598.
     
         He started his painting career at 15 years old in the city of Seville, Spain.
     
         Zurbarán was married in Llerena (Extremadura), where he established his art studio. His first wife died and he remarried. Later he moved and settled in Seville, where he worked from 1629 to 1658. His later years were spent in Madrid, where he married for the third time.
     
         Zurbarán painted profound spiritual content, his works almost in totality were of a religious nature. Zurbarán's mastery stands out also in some of his portrait works and his still life which he painted with extreme sensibilty.
     
  • Zurbaran's pictures: Click on the image to enlarge
     
    Still Life Zurbaran, Still Life, 0,46 x 0,84 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid
    With comments
    St. Luke the Painter before Christ on the Cross Zurbaran, St. Luke the Painter before Christ on the Cross, 1660, 1,05 x 0,84 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    St. Casilda Zurbaran, St. Casilda, 1638-42, 1,84 x 0,90 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    Vision of St. Peter Nolasco Zurbaran, Vision of St. Peter Nolasco, 1629, 1,70 x 2,23 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    With comments
    Apparition of the Apostle St. Peter to St. Peter Nolasco Zurbaran, Apparition of the Apostle St. Peter to St. Peter Nolasco, 1629, 1,79 x 2,23 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
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    Defense of Cádiz Against the English Zurbaran, Defense of Cádiz Against the English, 1634, 3,02 x 3,23 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
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    Immaculate Conception Zurbaran, Immaculate Conception, 1630-35, 1,39 x 1,04 m., Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
    Vision of blessed Alonso Rodriguez Zurbaran, Vision of blessed Alonso Rodriguez, 1633, Oil on canvas, Museo de la Academia de San Fernando, Madrid.
    Immaculate Conception Zurbaran, Immaculate Conception, 1634, Oil on canvas, Museo Cerralbo, Madrid.
    St Hugo. of Grenoble in the Carthusian Refectory Zurbaran, St. Hugo of Grenoble in the Carthusian Refectory, 1633, 1,02 x 1,68 m., Oil on canvas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Sevilla.
    The Duke of Medinaceli Zurbaran, The Duke of Medinaceli, 1632, Hospital of Tavera, Toledo.
    The Lying in State of St. Bonaventura Zurbaran, The Lying in State of St. Bonaventura, 1629, 2,50 x 2,25 m., Oil on canvas, Musée du Louvre, Paris.
    St. Agatha Zurbaran, St. Agatha, 1633, Oil on canvas, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France.
    The Adoration of the Shepherds Zurbaran, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 1639, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Grenoble.
    Immaculate Conception Zurbaran, Immaculate Conception, 1661, 1,37 x 1,03 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Apostle St Andrew Zurbaran, Apostle St Andrew, 1631, 0,47 x 0,61 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Rest on the Flight to Egypt Zurbaran, Rest on the Flight to Egypt, 1659, 1,22 x 0,97 m., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
    Madonna with Child Zurbaran, Madonna with Child, 1658, 1,01 x 0,78 m., Oil on canvas, Pushkin Museum, Moscow.
    St. Margaret Zurbaran, St. Margaret, 1631, 1,94 x 1,12 m., Oil on canvas, National Gallery, London.
    St. Francis Zurbaran, St. Francis, 1660, 0,65 x 0,53 m., Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
    Still-life with Lemons, Oranges and Rose Zurbaran, Still-life with Lemons, Oranges and Rose, 1633, 0,60 x 1,07 m., Oil on canvas, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena.
    The House of Nazareth Zurbaran, The House of Nazareth, 1630, Museum of Art, Cleveland.
    Meditation of St Francis Zurbaran, Meditation of St Francis, 1632, 1,14 x 0,78 m., Oil on canvas, Shaw Collection, Buenos Aires.

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