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List of notable or famous painters from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top painters born in Spain and even some popular painters who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish painters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These painters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known painter from Spain is included when available.

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This historic painters from Spain list can help answer the questions "Who are some Spanish painters of note?" and "Who are the most famous painters from Spain?" These prominent painters of Spain may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Spanish painters.

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Antoni Tàpies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Painters from Spain
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Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquess of Tàpies was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation. ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1923-2012)

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Artist

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El Greco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Painters from Spain
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El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos, was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" was a nickname, a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος, often adding the ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1541-1614)

Birthplace: Crete, Mediterranean Sea, Greece, Europe

Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Architect, Artist

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Enrique Granados is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Painters from Spain
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Enrique Granados Campiña was a Spanish pianist and composer of classical music. His music is in a uniquely Spanish style and, as such, is representative of musical nationalism. ...more

Age: Died at 49 (1867-1916)

Birthplace: Lleida, Spain

Profession: Painter, Pianist, Composer

Credits: The South, Flamenco

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Francisco Herrera the Elder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Painters from Spain
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Francisco Herrera was a distinguished Spanish painter, born at Seville. He was the founder of the Seville school. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1576-1656)

Birthplace: Seville, Spain

Profession: Painter

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