Valpuesta, Pedro a Spanish painter, born at Osma, in Old Castile, in 1614. He is said to have studied with Eugenio Caxes; whose style he was the most successful in. imitating. He died at Madrid in 1688. His principal works are in the churches and convents at Madrid. The most important are a series of pictures representing the life of the Virgin, in the Church of San Miguel; The Holy Family, in the chapel of the Hospital del Buensuceso; six pictures of the history of St. Clara, in the convent of the Franciscan Nuns. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.