Antonio de Pereda
(ca. 1611-1678) was a Spanish Baroque-era painter , best known for his still lifes. Pereda was born in Valladolid. He was the eldest of three brothers from an artistic family. His father, mother and two brothers were all painters. He was educated in Madrid by Pedro de las Cuevas and was taken under the protective wing of the influential Giovanni Battista Crescenzi.After Crescenzi's death in 1635, Pereda was expelled from the court and began to take commissions from religious institutions. As well as still lifes and religious paintings, Pereda was known for his historical paintings such as the Relief of Genoa (1635) which was painted for the Buen Retiro Palace in Madrid as part of the same series as Velezquez's Surrender of Breda.

 

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Antonio de Pereda The Knight's Dream oil painting   

Painting ID::  66059
Antonio de Pereda
The Knight's Dream
1655(1655) Oil on canvas 152 x 217 cm

   
   
     

 

 

Antonio de Pereda Tobias curando la ceguera a su padre oil painting   

Painting ID::  87296
Antonio de Pereda
Tobias curando la ceguera a su padre
1652(1652) Medium Oil on canvas cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Antonio de Pereda The Knight's Dream oil painting   

Painting ID::  88945
Antonio de Pereda
The Knight's Dream
first half of 17th century Medium oil on wood cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Antonio de Pereda The Knight's Dream oil painting   

Painting ID::  90342
Antonio de Pereda
The Knight's Dream
first half of 17th century Medium oil on panel Dimensions Height: 152 cm (59.8 in). Width: 217 cm (85.4 in). cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Antonio de Pereda Saint William of Aquitaine oil painting   

Painting ID::  91092
Antonio de Pereda
Saint William of Aquitaine
1630(1630) Medium oil on canvas cyf

   
   
     

 

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Antonio de Pereda
(ca. 1611-1678) was a Spanish Baroque-era painter , best known for his still lifes. Pereda was born in Valladolid. He was the eldest of three brothers from an artistic family. His father, mother and two brothers were all painters. He was educated in Madrid by Pedro de las Cuevas and was taken under the protective wing of the influential Giovanni Battista Crescenzi.After Crescenzi's death in 1635, Pereda was expelled from the court and began to take commissions from religious institutions. As well as still lifes and religious paintings, Pereda was known for his historical paintings such as the Relief of Genoa (1635) which was painted for the Buen Retiro Palace in Madrid as part of the same series as Velezquez's Surrender of Breda.