Spain has long since been a paradise for art lovers. And why not, for the country served as the home of some of the most famous and prolific painters of the world, including El Greco, Deigo Velazquez, Francisco Goya, Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso! Interestingly, Spanish paintings and painters evolved extensively. From painting traditional themes to taking up obscure subjects, Spanish painters touched all forms of the art. Impressionism led way to symbolist painting which in turn opened doors for the surrealist movement. During the 20th century, Spanish art reached the zenith as supremely talented and gifted artists such as Picasso, Dali and Gris left a significant impression on Spanish and world art. It was in 16th century that El Greco came up with his masterpiece ‘The Burial of Count Orgaz’. The 17th century Spain saw the emergence of Diego Velazquez who earned much popularity in the heart of art lovers for his religious and mythological paintings. While Francisco Goya dominated much of the 18th century with his powerful engravings, 19th century was a dimmed phase excepting for Joaquin Sorolla’s works. However, it was compensated by 20th century painters Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro who created magic on canvas. With this segment, find out in details about the life and works of Spanish painters.
Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso

25 October 1881

Francisco GoyaFrancisco Goya

30 March 1746

Joan MiróJoan Miró

20 April 1893

El GrecoEl Greco

01 October 1541

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali

11 May 1904

Juan GrisJuan Gris

23 March 1887

Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava

28 July 1951

Joaquín SorollaJoaquín Sorolla

27 February 1863

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso

19 April 1949

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo

16 December 1908

Bartolomé Esteban MurilloBartolomé Esteban Murillo

31 December 1617

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César ManriqueCésar Manrique

24 April 1919

Francisco de ZurbaránFrancisco de Zurbarán

07 November 1598

Jusepe de RiberaJusepe de Ribera

12 January 1591

Antoni TàpiesAntoni Tàpies

13 December 1923

Eduardo ChillidaEduardo Chillida

10 January 1924

Juan de ParejaJuan de Pareja

1606 AD

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Luis RoyoLuis Royo

20 May 1954

Antonio López GarcíaAntonio López García

06 January 1936

Juan Sánchez CotánJuan Sánchez Cotán

Marià FortunyMarià Fortuny

11 June 1838

Luis de MoralesLuis de Morales
Francisco PachecoFrancisco Pacheco

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Alonso BerrugueteAlonso Berruguete
Juan de FlandesJuan de Flandes

Alonso Sánchez CoelloAlonso Sánchez Coello

Vicente Juan MasipVicente Juan Masip

Juan Pantoja de la CruzJuan Pantoja de la Cruz
Francisco LópezFrancisco López

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Fernando GallegoFernando Gallego
Juan RamírezJuan Ramírez

Diego LópezDiego López

Antón LamazaresAntón Lamazares

02 January 1954

Julio GonzálezJulio González

21 September 1876

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i DomènechSalvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech

11 May 1904