Alfaro Y Gomez, Don Juan
Alfaro Y Gomez, Don Juan, a Spanish painter, was born at Cordova in 1640. He. studied under Antonio de Castillo and Velasquez. In the Church of the Carmelites is a fine picture of The Incarnation by Alfaro, and in the Church of the royal College at Madrid is his famous picture of the Guardian Angel He also painted the portrait of Calderon de la Barca, which was placed upon the tomb of the poet in the Church of San Salvador at Madrid. He died in 1680.