Juan Antonio de Frías y Escalante

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The Immaculate Conception

Juan Antonio de Frías y Escalante (1633 in Cordoba–1669 in Madrid) was a Spanish Baroque Golden Age painter.

He was born in Córdoba, studied under Francisco Ricci in Madrid, and developed a career in the Spanish Court despite his early death. He was an admirer of Venetian paintings by Tintoretto and Veronese. His last paintings are in the rococo style. He is known for his religious paintings, e.g. Roman Catholic Marian art depicting the Immaculate Conception.

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  • Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E. (1992). Baroque Paintings in Spain 1600-1750, Madrid : Ediciones Cátedra. ISBN 84-376-0994-1.
  • Palomino, Antonio (1988). El museo pictórico y escala óptica III. El parnaso español pintoresco laureado, p. 333. Madrid : Aguilar S.A. de Ediciones. ISBN 84-03-88005-7.
  • Requena Bravo de Laguna, José Luis, Nuevas aportaciones a la Juno de Alonso Cano: su procedencia y reinterpretación en la obra de Juan Antonio de Frías y Escalante, in Espacio, Tiempo y Forma, Series VII, vol. 18-19, 2005-2006, p. 77-83

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