Francisco de Zurbarán
Francisco de Zurbarán (baptized November 7, 1598 – August 27, 1664) was a Spanish painter. He is known primarily for his religious paintings depicting monks, nuns, and martyrs, and for his still-lifes. Zurbarán gained the nickname Spanish Caravaggio, owing to the forceful, realistic use of chiaroscuro in which he excelled.
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The Martyrdom of Saint Se...
Francisco de Zurbarán, The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, 1650-1655. Painting, oil on canvas, 199.7 x 105.5 cm.