Pelegrín Clavé

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Self-Portrait, 1835.

Pelegrín Clavé y Roqué (Barcelona, 1811 – Barcelona, 1880) was an Spanish painter. Clavé had learned his art in Madrid and Barcelona, and at the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca in Rome under Tommaso Minardi, where he learnt the principles of classicism. In Rome he had the influence of the German Nazarene painters. He worked and taught in Mexico where he became Director of Painting at the Academia de las Nobles Artes de San Carlos. Ramon Sagredo worked with him on the former cupola of the church "La Profesa" in Mexico City.

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