Bayer (Y Subias), Francisco
Bayer (Y Subias), Francisco a Spanish painter, was born at Saragossa, March 9, 1734. He was early instructed by an obscure painter, and soon after sent to Madrid, where he entered the school of Antonio Gonzales Valasquez. He painted several pictures for the churches of Madrid, amoing, which were those of the life of St. Bruno, at the Carthusians. In 1765 he was received into the Academy at Madrid, and in 1788 made painter to the king. He died -in August, 1795. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.