Valentín Carderera (Biographical details)

Valentín Carderera (painter/draughtsman; collector; Spanish; Male; 1796 - 1880)

Also known as

Carderera y Solano, Valentín

Biography

Painter of portraits, history and landscapes; important figure in Spanish nineteenth-century artistic life; write numerous articles for the 'Gazette des Beaux-Arts', collector of prints and drawings, friend of Francisco Goya (q.v.); among his most important work is the two-volume 'Iconografia Española' (1855, 1864) and 'L'Espagne Artistique et Monumentale' (1842, 1844)