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Artists who influenced Luis Meléndez
Son of Francisco Antonio Meléndez. He was taken to Madrid as a child when his parents returned from Naples. His first teacher was his father, whom he assisted in the painting of miniature portraits. He moved to larger-scale oil portraiture when he became an assistant to Louis Michel van Loo, court painter to Philip V. Luis was one of the first students accepted in the new, provisional Academia de ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by Luis Meléndez

Francisco de Zurbarán

Still Life with Melon and Pears
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Still LIfe with Bream

Carlo Magini

Louis Michel van Loo

Still Life with Pears and Pitcher

Self Portrait
(Musee du Louvre)

Juan Sanchez Cotán

Still Life with Bread, Ham, Cheese and Vegetables
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Afternoon Meal
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Still Life with Fruit

Still Life with Fruit in Landscape (Prado Landscapes 3)