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BECERRA, Gaspar (1520 - 1570), Sculptor, painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BECERRA, Gaspar (1520 - 1570), Sculptor, painter, architect

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1520, in Baeza (Andalusia); died 1570, in Madrid.

Sculptor, painter, architect.

As a very young man, Gaspar Becerra studied in Rome and worked on the Palazzo della Cancelleria as an assistant to Vasari. Not long after, he painted a picture of the Nativity of Mary for the church of S Trinità de' Monti. On leaving Italy, he settled in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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