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(mjʊəˈrɪləʊ; Spanish muˈriʎo)
(Biography) Bartolomé Esteban (bartoloˈme esˈteβan). 1618–82, Spanish painter, esp of religious subjects and beggar children
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(myʊˈrɪl oʊ, muˈri oʊ, myu-)

Bartolomé Esteban, 1617–82, Spanish painter.
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Noun1.Murillo - Spanish painter (1617-1682)Murillo - Spanish painter (1617-1682)    
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"Sir," said Monte Cristo to him, "I do not recommend my pictures to you, who possess such splendid paintings; but, nevertheless, here are two by Hobbema, a Paul Potter, a Mieris, two by Gerard Douw, a Raphael, a Vandyke, a Zurbaran, and two or three by Murillo, worth looking at."
Andrea Cavalcanti, the young man in a black coat, looking at Murillo's Madonna; now he is turning." This time Bertuccio would have uttered an exclamation, had not a look from Monte Cristo silenced him.
This commodious ottoman has since been removed, to the extreme regret of all weak-kneed lovers of the fine arts, but the gentleman in question had taken serene possession of its softest spot, and, with his head thrown back and his legs outstretched, was staring at Murillo's beautiful moon-borne Madonna in profound enjoyment of his posture.
"Her complexion," pointing to the Murillo, "is--more delicate."
Suddenly Michel, taking a spring, left the floor and remained suspended in the air, like Murillo's monk of the Cusine des Anges .
I have heard two very intelligent critics speak of Murillo's Immaculate Conception (now in the museum at Seville,) within the past few days.
Swarthy boys and dark-eyed Madonnas, staring at you from one corner of the studio, suggested Murillo. Oily brown shadows of faces with a lurid streak in the wrong place, meant Rembrandt.
Also pictures by Murillo, Rubens, Teniers, Titian, Vandyck, and others.
The smile reminded Thorndike of the smile on the face of a mother in a painting by Murillo he had lately presented to the chapel in the college he had given to his native town.
Our months of partnership had not been so uneventful as he had stated, for I find, on looking over my notes, that this period includes the case of the papers of ex-President Murillo, and also the shocking affair of the Dutch steamship FRIESLAND, which so nearly cost us both our lives.
For those with an interest in the manifold intersections between religious art and its patrons the recent exhibition on the relationship between the Spanish artist, Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-1682) and his long term patron, the Canon of Seville, Justino de Neve (1625-1685), is a must.
The Beechcraft King Air 300 hit the ground 10 minutes after taking off in the state of Zacatecas at around noon, and the cause of the crash is under investigation, Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said in a statement.