Sevillian Romantic painters began to paint landscapes, like the painters of the European schools.
Landscape painting is characteristic of Sevillian Romantic painting. Manuel Barrón y Carrillo was one of the most important painters of Sevillian Romanticism. In his works he painted Sevillian customs, portraits and landscapes. In his painting, Shepherds’ rest, he emphasises the importance of nature.
A portrait is a drawing or representation. of a person.
Barrón and the Cortés family were the first Plenairists.
José Chaves Ortiz was another important painter of this period. He began by copying paintings by Murillo. He later excelled in painting works of the bullfighting world. He also painted casacones, religious scenes, Costumbrista paintings and portraits.
The Plenairists were artists who painted their
Casacones are scenes from the life of the upper classes in which the men were painted with long jackets called casacas.