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José Madrazo y Agudo (1781 - 1859)

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Born in Santander, Spainmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Rome, Italymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Madrid, Spainmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jun 2018
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José Madrazo y Agudo is Notable.


  • Noted Spanish, Neoclassical painter & engraver[1]
  • Father of painters Frederico and Luis; grandfather of painters Raimundo and Ricardo
  • 1809 m Isabel Kuntze, daughter of painter Tadeusz Kuntze
  • 1813 Appointed Court Painter by King Carlos
  • Museo del Prado


"he Madrazo family have been described as one of the most important painting dynasties in Spain, who literally dominated 19th-century painting in Spain. [4] His sons were Federico de Madrazo, a painter; Luis de Madrazo, a painter; Pedro de Madrazo y Kuntz (es), an art critic and Juan de Madrazo y Kuntz (es), an architect; while his grandsons were Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta, a painter and Ricardo de Madrazo, also a painter. His grand-daughter, Cecilia de Madrazo (es) married the celebrated Orientalist artist, Mariano Fortuny." taken directly from Wikipedia, 29 June 2018.


  1. Wikipedia: José de Madrazo y Agudo, accessed 29 June 2018.

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