- Category : 1862-births
- Type : PEG
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Dominion 2
Spanish sculptor, who executed many public monuments and religious sculptures in Spain, working in a heroic realist style. Benlliure's style is characterized by detailed naturalism allied to an impressionistic spontaneity.
He was depicted on the Spanish 500 ptas banknote in the 1950s, with his sculpture Sepulcro De Gayarre en el Roncal on the reverse.
His brothers José and Juan Antonio were painters.
Mariano Benlliure died on 9 November 1947 at age 85 in Madrid.