Antonio Mara Esquivel is a Spanish painter who worked in the Romantic style. His main genre of work was portraits. He spent a large portion of his career studying the techniques of portrait painting and studied them for many years. Today, the works of this artist are still considered to be among the best of its time. This artist's paintings are particularly beautiful and impressive, and the portraits he created are highly sought after.

Antonio Maria Esquivel's career began in Seville, where he attended the Academia de Bellas Artes. Murillo was a major influence, as did Bartolome Esteban Murillo. In 1831, he was appointed a Professor at the San Fernando Academy and became a member of the Society for the Protection of the Fine Arts. He became a Court painter in 1843 and was named a professor of anatomy at the San Fernando Academy in Madrid. His son Vicente Esquivel later became a painter, and the family's fortunes grew.

During his lifetime, Antonio Maria Esquivel won many awards and recognitions. His many honors include a Commander's Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic. He was also a Professor at the San Fernando Academy, and he also wrote a book on art theory. At the age of 51, Esquivel was a celebrated painter. If you are interested in learning more about Esquivel's life and work, you should read the following biographies.

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