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GALLEGOS, Fernando (1440 - 1507), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALLEGOS, Fernando (1440 - 1507), Painter

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Spanish, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1440, in Salamanca; died after 1507.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes.

In Spain, as in Italy, Flemish painting was an important influence in the 15th century. Queen Isabella owned a tryptych by Rogier ven der Weyden and a work by Dieric Bouts. By Gallegos' time, Spanish artists had more or less assimilated the Flemish manner and were often able to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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