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Juan del Castillo

c. 1590-c. 1657 Spain/Baroque


Brief Biography-Juan del Castillo of Seville was a disciple of Luis Fernández, a historical painter of Madrid. Francisco Pacheco, Juan de Roelas and Taddeo Zuccari Influenced his work. He was the younger brother of the artist Agustin whose son Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra was a notable pupil of his. Juan del Castillo painted religious works in Seville, Granada, and Cadiz, where he died. His other exceptional students were Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, his brother-in-law Alonso Cano and Pedro de Moya.


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assumption of
the virgin

assumption of the virgin