Castrejon, Antonio

Castrejon, Antonio a Spanish painter, was born at Madrid in 1625, and was celebrated for his small historical subjects, although he painted several larger works for the churches, which possess great merit. The best of these is St. Michael Subduing the Dragon. In St. Giles is his Presentation in the Temple, and several subjects from the life of the Virgin. He died at Madrid in 1690. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.

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