RIZI, Francisco
(b. 1614, Madrid, d. 1685, Madrid)


c. 1665
Oil canvas, 112 x 96 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

In the second half of the seventeenth century, richness of colour and freedom of theme dominate in Spanish painting and provide an optimistic component related to Rubens and Van Dyck. These characteristics can be appreciated in the religious works by Francisco Rizi.