A large number of his Murillo paintings feature women and children; Two Women at a Window is held by the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
This genre painting is a fairly large oil on canvas measuring just over 49 x 41".
Bartolome Murillo’s A Peasant Boy Leaning on a Still c1675 is a really delightful portrait of a young boy which is held by the National Gallery in London.
Bartolome Murillo was born in Seville in 1617 and died at the age of 64 in 1682.
Murillo trained in Seville and then moved to work in Madrid where he was considered the most prominent painter in Seville during the latter part of the 17th Century.
His paintings were very influential on artists such as Gainsborough and Greuze.
Murillo artworks are held by major Art Museums across the world, including the Prado in Madrid, the Hermitage in St Petersburg and the Wallace Collection in London.
Much of Bartolome Estreban Murillo's early religious artwork was commissioned for Franciscan Monasteries in Seville.
The Immaculate Conception of Los Venerables was painted in around 1678. It is an enormous religious oil painting measuring 108' x75" and since 1941 it has held by the Prado Museum on Madrid.
Also held by the Prado is the hauntingly beautiful Ecce Homo, an oil on canvas painting completed in 1660.
Murillo's Assumption of the Virgin 1670, also known at the Walpole Immaculate Conception, is held by the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
It was acquired by Catherine the Great from The Robert Walpole Collection at Houghton Hall and entered the Hermitage collection in 1779.
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