José de Alcíbar, 1730 - 1803

He worked from 1751 to 1803. There are among his best-known works five altars that adorned the Chapel of San Nicolás Tolentino, in the Real Hospital of Indians, done in 1781. In 1786 he painted two oils for a pennant of Santiago’s Galicians cofrades, who had their altar in the chapel of the Third Order in the convent of San Francisco in Mexico. In the temple of San Marcos' sacristy in Aguascalientes his more famous painting is conserved: The Adoración de los Reyes, signed in Mexico, 1775. Another work, Calvario (1799), is in the temple of San Cristóbal Ecatepec's vestry. In the temple of Profesa is the Patrocinio de San José and a Portrait of the Virrey Bucareli from 1774. In the National Museum of History, Hermana María Ignacia de la Sangre de Cristo, portraits of Fray Juan de Moya (1794), Fray Damián Martínez de Galinsoga, Bishop of Sonora and one of Doña María Josefa Bruno. In the Museo Michoacano de Morelia, is exhibited Retrato de Fray Antonio de San Miguel, 1786. In the Antiguo Colegio de Guadalupe, in Zacatecas, a Virgin of Guadalupe, 1758, and in the convent of San Joaquín, near Tacuba, a Jesús con la cruz a cuestas. In the book Pintura Colonial en México, Manuel Toissant mentioned; "In the catalogue of the properties of Don Agustín Rivera, is listed a San Juan Nepomuceno with an antique wooden frame"...