Born at Seville, 1685; died 1713. This is a fine specimen of this master in power of colour, drawing, and expression. The rotundity and relief of the figure are admirable: the carnations very pure, and the landscape powerfully expressed and boldly painted. (On canvass--3 ft 6 inh. by 5 ft. 2 inh.) [P. 7.]
Catalogue of Paintings, by the Great Masters, including Specimens of the First Class, of the Italian, Venetian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, and English Schools. It penetrates the inward recesses of the soul--even surpassing the power and force of eloquence.--Quintillian on the Art of Painting. Boston: Press of John H. Eastburn.