Santo Domingo
c.1650
27" x 26" x 35"
Framed: 34" x "
Painting, Oil on canvas
Region: Mexico

About the Artist
(1610 - 1652)
Spanish-born Sebastián López de Arteaga arrived in New Spain (Mexico) in 1640, where he cultivated the sophisticated painting techniques such as tenebrista and chiaroscuro. He became one of the most outstanding painters of colonial Mexico. He produced many religious images and held the honorific position of Painter of the Holy Office.