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The Divine Morales

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona


This exhibition carefully surveys the work of the ‘Divine’ Morales, who was called like this because, as painter and treatise writer Antonio Palomino wrote in the 18th century: ‘He was named the Divine, because all he painted was sacred things, and because he made heads of Christ with such exquisiteness and subtlety in the hair, that it causes those interested in art want to blow on it so that it moves, because it appears as subtle as that which is real.’ Read more.

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