Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/6~

In the summer of 1623, this artist was summoned to Madrid to paint a portrait of the King of Spain; its success led to his being named official painter to the king and he remained attached to the court for the rest of his life.

This artist left for England in 1780 to study under renowned history painter Benjamin West; in 1817 he returned to America where he secured a commission for four large paintings to be placed in the Capitol Rotunda.

Answers here~

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