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Aguilar, Juan de Juregui y, ? 1570-? 1642 (painter and poet)



  • Existence: ? 1570 - ? 1642


Juan de Juregui y Aguilar, painter and poet, was born in Seville around 1570, although some sources suggest the later date of 1583, and was probably of noble birth. He studied in Rome, and became groom of the chamber to Philip IV. His poem Orfeo was printed in Madrid in 1624. Juregui died in Madrid around 1641.

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Juan de Jauregui: Orfeo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8150
Scope and Contents

A manuscript copy of 'Orfeo', with a dedication to the Count-Duke of Olivares, and four pen-and-ink and red chalk drawings as head and tailpieces.

Dates: 1600-1700 (circa.)
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