Venegas, Francisco

Active 1578-1594

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Francisco Venegas Sevilla 1525ca Lisbon 1594 M P1168

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela vihuela de mano vihuela de arco Artist Professional Church Artist Artist (painter)

Years active Place active Century Region
1578-1594 Lisbon 16cent/3/late Portugal
Biographical information

Francisco Venegas (c. 1525 - 1594), was a Spanish painter active in Portugal in the last quarter of the sixteenth century. He was one of the most notable mannerist painters active in the country during that period. He was born in Seville around the year 1525, having practiced the art of jewelery before becoming a painter. He was a student of Luis de Vargas, and spent a period in Rome.
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