José Marcelo Contreras

(1827 - c. 1890)
José Marcelo Contreras y Muñoz was a Spanish painter and art professor. Largely remembered as a painter of historical scenes, he also created portraits and genre works.

He was born in Granada. His father, José Contreras Osorio (1794-1874), was an architect. Initially dedicated to a career in business, he displayed a talent for art and began his tr...
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