José de Páez

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José de Páez (1720–1790)[1] was a Mexican painter of religious images of the 18th century.

Biography[edit]

He was born in the first third of the 18th century in Mexico City, then New Spain's capital, spanning the years 1714 to 1727 .[2] Son of Baltazar de Páez, student of Nicolás Enríquez. He got married Rosalía Caballero in 1753.[3]

He was known as a great artist of religious pieces with special preference on Marian devotions, and as one of the most prolific artist from de New Spain.[4][5] His biographer Manuel Touissaint even said «José de Páez flooded the second half of the 18th century with his paintings».[6] His works reached fame in New Spain (Mexico), the Peruvian Viceroyalty and Spain. He followed Miguel Cabrera's style.[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1 painting by or after José de Páez, Art UK. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b Montes González, Francisco (2010).
  3. ^ Seis siglos de arte.
  4. ^ García Sáiz, María Concepción (1993-1994).
  5. ^ Rodríguez Morales, Carlos (2015).
  6. ^ Fontana, Bernard L. (2000).