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José Benlliure Gil
Birth: Sep. 30, 1855
Death: Apr. 5, 1937

Painter. He was born in El Canyamelar (Valencia, Spain), and was member of an artist family. He was son of painter Juan Antonio Benlliure and brother of sculptor Mariano Benlliure and painters Blas and Juan Antonio. Soon, he showed his talent for painting and after spent a time working in Valencia and Madrid, he moved to Rome where lived almost twenty years, getting international success, and becoming the leader of Spanish art colony in Rome. He was named Officier de l'Academie in France, member of Academy of San Carlos in Valencia and San Fernando in Madrid, and in 1926, he was member of Hispanic Society of America in New York. Among his works are "Monaguillos," "Cardenal Romano," "El Descanso en la Marcha," "La Barca de Caronte," "El Tio Andreu de Rocafort," "El Tio José de Villar del Arzobispo" and "La Visión del Coliseo." He have a Home-Museum in Valencia, and some of his paintings are in Museum of Bellas Artes. His son Peppino, also was a famous painter. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  María Ortiz Fullana (1862 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  María Benlliure Ortiz (1881 - 1968)*
  Ángela Benlliure Ortiz (1882 - 1945)*
  José Benlliure Ortiz (1884 - 1916)*
  Carmen Benlliure Ortiz (1887 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cementeri de Valencia
Valencia
Provincia de Valčncia
Valenciana, Spain
Plot: Section 3, Right. Place 4, Pantheon 53
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Mar 19, 2005
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José Benlliure Gil
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
José Benlliure Gil
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
José Benlliure Gil
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Rest in Peace, Jose. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013

- Linda Crandall
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
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