Joan Baptista Ravanals

Valencia, 1678

Juan Bautista Ravanals (1678-?) was a Spanish engraver. He was born at València. He studied under Evaristo Muñoz. He engraved an equestrian portrait of King Philipp V of Spain and a genealogical tree of the Royal family; a portrait of Father Gregorio Ridaura; a print of San Rodrigo; a second portrait of Philip V; some plates for the first edition of a mathematical work by Tosca; the frontispiece for a book called Centro de la Fe Ortodoxa, which represents the apparition of Our Lady del Pilar to St. Francis and some of his disciples; and illustrations for another book of Devotion, in which St. Thomas Aquinas and other saints figure.

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