Pereda, (1611-1678) by Scholes, Robert

Pereda (1611 – 1678) He was bornin Valladolid but lived and worked mainly in Madrid. He began as a history painter. Hiis Relief of Genoa (1635) was painted for the Buen Retiro Palace in Madrid as part of the same series as Surrender of Breda. But he is now best known for his still-lifes. Velázquez’s

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