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Saint John the Baptist
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
Saint John the Baptist
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

The figure depicted here is recognizable as Saint John the Baptist by his clothing, the lamb that accompanies him, the cross with its banner, the stream running at his feet and the shell with water alongside him, which was his baptismal instrument. He holds a book in his hands, which was not customary in images of him but not unknown in Andalusia, as can be seen, for example, in Juan de Mesa’s scu

The Immaculate Conception
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
The Immaculate Conception
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

All parts of this extraordinarily meticulous work are related to each other from a formal and iconographic standpoint. The Virgin appears in the foreground, where she occupies a considerable portion of the pictorial surface. This insures her powerful presence, and the painter emphasizes it with a very elaborate frame that fills the image with meaning. There are two clearly differentiated parts, th

Cherub with the Book of the Seven Seals
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. 1640 - 1650
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
Cherub with the Book of the Seven Seals
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. 1640 - 1650
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

The cherub is depicted on foot, facing forwards and nude. He holds the book from which the seven apocalyptic seals hang. The outlines of the figure are needle-worked for their transfer by a stencil technique.

Eucharistic Angel holding a Loaf of Bread
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
Eucharistic Angel holding a Loaf of Bread
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. Ca. 1645
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

The child angel is depicted on foot, facing forwards and nude. He holds the bread upright with his right hand and supports it with his left. A copy of lesser quality is held in the museum of Córdoba. Priscilla Muller, who was only familiar with two of the four originals in the Prado, assumed that they were drawings executed for metalsmiths, needle-worked to be transferred to the metal plate

Eucharistic Angel holding a Bunch of Grapes
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. 1640 - 1650
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
Eucharistic Angel holding a Bunch of Grapes
Red chalk on yellow laid paper. 1640 - 1650
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

The child angel is depicted on foot, facing forwards and nude. He holds in his right hand a large bunch of grapes while turning his head to the left.

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