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Zurbarán, Francisco de Line breaks: Fran|cisco de Zur¦ba|rán
Pronunciation: /ˌzʊəbəˈrɑːn/
/θurbaˈran/ /surbaˈran/

Definition of Zurbarán, Francisco de in English:

( 1598–1664), Spanish painter. Official painter to Seville from 1628, he carried out commissions for many churches and for Philip IV, for whom he painted The Defence of Cadiz (1634) and the series The Labours of Hercules (1634). Much of his subject matter is religious.

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