Monday, April 25, 2011
Fernando Yáñez de la Almedina
Oil on canvas, 212 x 112 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Fernando Yáñez de la Almedina (1475? - 1536)
He was one of the most important early Renaissance painters in Spain.
Of morisco origin, he went to Italy to study art, in the process becoming familiar with the work of Leonardo da Vinci.
Upon his return to Spain, he collaborated with Hernando de los Llanos on a number of pieces.
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