CASTELLANO Manuel (b. 1826, Madrid, d. 1880, Madrid) Nationality : Spanish
Spanish painter, engraver and collector, belonging to Romanticism. He was a specialist in history painting, particularly in the subjects related to bull fighting (Tauromaquia). He portrayed the most notable bullfighters of the time (Chiclanero, Chola, Cchares, Forestry and Regatero, among others). As a collector he assembled one of the first collections of photographs of Spain, which he donated to the National Library in 1871.