This is Francisco Clapera

By Gwylym Owen

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Francisco Clapera (1746–1810) was a Spanish painter who after training in Spain lived and worked in Colonial Mexico. Here he was one of the few foreign painters to Make casta paintings, a distinctive Mexican genre that depicts in sets of consecutive images scenes of racial mixing along with the Indians, Spaniards and Africans who lived in the Spanish colony.

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