De Orueta, Ricardo

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de Orueta, Ricardo Gender: M
born on 7 May 1868 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )
Place Málaga, Spain, 36n43, 4w25
Timezone LMT m4w25 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°28' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°03 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 22°40'


Important historian and critic of Spanish art in the first half of the twentieth century, specializing in sculpture from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In the Second Republic, he was appointed Director General of Fine Arts: there had a decisive organizing activity of museums and art protective with his 'National Art Treasures Act' of 1933.

He died in Madrid on 10 February 1939.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Art : Art critic