Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Art of José Campeche Jordán

José Campeche Jordán (1752-1809)

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, José Campeche is considered the founder of the Puerto Rican national painting and the most important painter of the Americas in the 18th century.

Virgen de la Soledad de la Victoria (c. 1782-1789)

Juan Alejo de Arizmendi

Ramón de Castro (c. 1800)

Enjoy more of his paintings here and here....


  1. Efraín, I’m just re-entering the blogging world after the holiday and have just finished reading many of your recent posts. I congratulate you on providing us with a well-needed cultural education.

  2. Gracias, Judith. That means a lot. I look forward to your posts as well. We all learn something from each other.