Born in Seville in the late XVIcentury
He studied in FranciscoPacheco's school for fiveyears.
In 1623 he becomes officialpainter of Philip IV
In 1649 he goes to Italy anddoes a portrait of the pope.
In 1651 he returns to Spainwhere he paints
In 1657 he painted one of hislasts works
He died in 1660 in Madrid