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MONTANEZ, Juan Martinez (1568 - 1649), Painter, sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONTANEZ, Juan Martinez (1568 - 1649), Painter, sculptor, architect

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Spanish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1568, in Alcalá la Real; died 18 June 1649, in Seville.

Painter, sculptor, architect.

School of Seville.

After studying as a pupil of Pablo de Rojas in Granada, Juan Martinez Montanez moved to Seville. He created polychrome religious sculptures for monasteries and churches, and apart from a bust of Philip IV he did little secular work. He

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