Celeberating 400 years of Murillo!! "Murillo was favored by Heaven not only in the eminence of his ability but also in his natural endowments." - Antonio Palomino Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was a Spanish Baroque painter. Murillo achieved a balance between reality and spirituality in his religious paintings by combining the sculptural formalism and clarity of traditional Spanish art with the technical innovations of Venetian and Flemish art. Murillo is considered one of the most highly esteemed portraitists of his time, and today we Indianartzone.com pays tribute to his works.