Antonio López García in Boston.

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April 30 2008 6:51 AM

Spain's Greatest Living Painter

The haunting Realism of Antonio López García.

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Christopher Benfey is Mellon professor of English at Mount Holyoke. His latest book, A Summer of Hummingbirds, about writers and artists in Gilded Age America, has just been published by the Penguin Press.

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