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FERNÁNDEZ, Gregorio (1576 - 1636), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERNÁNDEZ, Gregorio (1576 - 1636), Sculptor, painter

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Active in Valladolid.

Born c. 1576, in Galicia; died 22 January 1636, in Valladolid.

Sculptor, painter. Religious subjects. Religious furnishings, statues.

Valladolid School.

Gregorio Fernández, known as Hernández, was a pupil of Francisco Rincón and lived his entire life in Valladolid. He specialised in polychrome sculpture and endeavoured to bring a new originality to the genre through the introduction

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