MURILLO, Bartolomé Esteban
(b. 1617, Sevilla, d. 1682, Sevilla)
Virgin and Child with a Rosary1650-55
Oil on canvas, 164 x 110 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Murillo lived an intense professional life and exercised prolonged influence by virtue of his religious works, which are gentle and reposed, and expressed with solid outlines and increasingly flowing and expressive brushstrokes.