Manuel Salvador Carmona (Biographical details)

Manuel Salvador Carmona (printmaker; Spanish; Male; 1734 - 1820)

Also known as

Salvador Carmona, Manuel; Salvator Carmona, Marrot; Salvador; Carmona, Manuel Salvador

Biography

The outstanding Spanish engraver of the second half of the eighteenth century. Sent by state to study portrait and historical engraving in Paris with Nicolas Dupuis (q.v.) (1752), there elected to the Academy (1759). Returned to Madrid (1762) and elected Academician of Merit at the Academy of San Fernando (1764). Named 'Printmaker to the Privy Chamber' (Charles III, 1783).

Bibliography

J. Carrete Parrondo, 'El grabado a buril en la España ilustrada: Manuel Salvador Carmona', Madrid, 1989.