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

El GrecoEl Greco
01 October 1541

Joan MiróJoan Miró
20 April 1893

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
11 May 1904
Surrealist Painter

Juan GrisJuan Gris
23 March 1887
Diego VelazquezDiego Velázquez (Painter)
06 June 1599

Santiago CalatravaSantiago Calatrava
28 July 1951
Architect, sculptor, painter

Joaquín SorollaJoaquín Sorolla
27 February 1863
Painter, University teacher
Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908
Bartolomé Esteban MurilloBartolomé Esteban Murillo
31 December 1617

César ManriqueCésar Manrique
24 April 1919
Painter, Architect, Sculptor

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
Sculptor, Association football player

Antonio López GarcíaAntonio López García
06 January 1936
Painter, Sculptor, University teacher

Juan de ParejaJuan de Pareja
1606 AD
painter, artist

Luis RoyoLuis Royo
20 May 1954
painter, illustrator
Bigas LunaBigas Luna
19 March 1946
Film Director

Joaquín Torres-GarcíaJoaquín Torres-García
28 July 1874
Marià FortunyMarià Fortuny
11 June 1838

Juan Sánchez CotánJuan Sánchez Cotán

Ignacio ZuloagaIgnacio Zuloaga
26 July 1870
Josep Maria SertJosep Maria Sert
21 December 1874

Juan de FlandesJuan de Flandes
Juan Martínez MontañésJuan Martínez Montañés
16 March 1568

Alonso BerrugueteAlonso Berruguete

Luis de MoralesLuis de Morales
Francisco PachecoFrancisco Pacheco
03 November 1564

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Juan MuñozJuan Muñoz
17 June 1953
Pablo GargalloPablo Gargallo
05 January 1881

Alonso Sánchez CoelloAlonso Sánchez Coello

Vicente Juan MasipVicente Juan Masip

Juan Pantoja de la CruzJuan Pantoja de la Cruz
1553 AD
Fernando GallegoFernando Gallego
Francisco LópezFrancisco López
1556 AD

Juan RamírezJuan Ramírez

Antón LamazaresAntón Lamazares
02 January 1954
Spanish painter

Julio GonzálezJulio González
21 September 1876
sculptor, painter
Juan de Nisa Valdés LealJuan de Nisa Valdés Leal
04 May 1622