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MENA Y MEDRANO, Pedro (1628 - 1688), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MENA Y MEDRANO, Pedro (1628 - 1688), Sculptor

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born 1628, in Granada, where he was baptised 20 August; died 13 October 1688, in Málaga.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

School of Seville.

Pedro Mena y Medrano was the son of Alonso and father of Andrea and Claudia. He was Cano's most outstanding pupil and, after visiting Madrid, came under the influence of the Castilian School. His best-known and most-often-imitated works are:

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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