The artist’s small genre paintings on the other hand reveal his many-sided talent. On them you will not find any richly dressed Spanish grandees, nor inspired and sublime images of
In the Hermitage there is a painting by the Spanish artist Esteban Murillo “The Dream of Jacob”, in which the fabulousness and magic of Jacob’s dream are conveyed. It seems
A wonderful and joyful genre portrait, sometimes also called “The Boy in the Window”. It seems that it is made literally in one breath, in an easy sketchy manner. Here,
A special place in the work of Murillo occupy the images of children, they enjoyed the greatest success. The little Christ is beautifully painted in the painting The Good Shepherd,
Smile cause genre scenes of the artist. The clothes of the family, besides the little beggar on the woman’s lap, speak of some wealth. The smiling young man holding his
This painting is one of the typical baroque images of saints, in a variety written by the artist in his life. But the canvas is a little surprising with its
Murillo’s preserved drawings allow us to say that he was an excellent draftsman. The fact that he took the art of drawing with all seriousness is also confirmed by the
In the 1670s, the image of the Virgin Mary in the work of Murillo loses warmth, becomes “generalized theological.” The artist now shows the Mother of God, not as before
The largest painter of the Spanish art school of the second half of the XVII century. – Bartolome Esteban Murillo. Murillo early began to study painting. His first teacher, Juan
This work is one of 11 paintings showing the history of the mendicant order of the Franciscans. All pictures of the cycle illustrate amazing episodes from the life of Franciscans.
St. Justina and St. Rufina are two sisters who lived in Seville, St. martyrs, the patron saint of Seville. According to legend, they were engaged in pottery. When they refused
This small canvas belongs to the category of genre paintings by the great artist. It is quite different from its somewhat pretentious and mannered works in the Baroque style, created
This picture is a vivid example of how the artist “wrote” an anachronism in the biblical story. Madonna is depicted on a canvas with rosary beads – a typical attribute
Genre scenes occupy a large place in the work of Murillo. The artist has created a whole series of paintings, with good-natured humor depicting the life of the Seville rags.