Pedro Nuñez de Villavicencio

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Pedro Nuñez de Villavicencio, Fallen apple basket

Pedro Nuñez de Villavicencio (1635–1700) was a Spanish painter of the Baroque period.

He was born and died in Seville. Trained by Murillo. Was named a knight of the order of San Juan. With the order he performed duties in Malta, where he met Mattia Preti. Returning to Spain, along with Murillo, he helped establish the Academia de Seville. When Murillo died, he traveled to Madrid.


His paintings included:

  • Niño espulgando a un perro (c. 1650), the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg
  • Saint Anne, the Virgin and Child (Santa Ana, la Virgen y el Niño), framed and completed in 1677, Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia.
  • Niño atacado por perros (c. 1680), Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
  • Juegos infantiles (Children's Games) (1686), the Prado, Madrid
  • Joven pastor con vacas (A Young Pastor with Cows), Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
  • Fallen Apple Basket


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