Artists, Painters and Sculptors

Artists, Painters and Sculptors

Some of the greatest names in art history have come from Andalucia, including painters Velázquez, Murillo and Pablo Picasso. At museums throughout the region you'll find displays of the creative vein that continues to run through southern Spain. On this page, you'll meet up with the people who established local artistic traditions.

Diego Santos

artist, 1953 –
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Elmyr de Hory

artist / forger
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Francisco de Zurbarán

Religious Artist 1598 - 1664.
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George Campbell

Welsh Painter 1884-1960.
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George Wynne Apperley

Irish Painter 1917 - 1979.
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Hugh Thomas

British historian who specialises in Hispanic culture. More >

Juan Martínez Montañes

Sculptor, 1568-1649.
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Julio Romero de Torres

Painter 1874 – 1930.

Pablo De Rojas

Artist 1549-1611.
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Pablo Picasso

Artist 1881 – 1973.
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Pedro Roldán

Sculptor, 1624 - 1699.
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Rafael Alberti

Painter and author, 1902 - 2000.
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Valentin de Madariaga

Contemporary architect.
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Victorio & Lucchino

Fashion Designers.
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Goya's Andalucían secret

Tribute to the painter.
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Jean Cocteau

French artist, writer and film-maker Jean Cocteau visited Marbella in 1961.More >

Ana de Pombo

Spanish fashion designer who worked with Coco Chanel in Paris; she moved to Marbella in 1957. More >

Esteban Murillo

Born and lived in Seville most of his life - 1617-1682. Murillo is one of Spain’s greatest painters. More >

Alonso Cano de Almansa

Painter, sculptor, architect 1601 – 1667.

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Artist 1617 – 1682.

Diego de Velázquez

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez Painter 1599 – 1660.