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TOLSA, Manuel (1757 - 1816), Sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TOLSA, Manuel (1757 - 1816), Sculptor, architect

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Spanish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 24 December 1757, in Enguera; died 24 December 1816, in Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Sculptor, architect.

Manuel Tolsa studied at the San Carlos academy in Valencia and later in Madrid. From 1791 he lived in Mexico where he worked as an architect and sculptor. He carved several altars in the cathedrals of Mexico City and Puebla as well as a

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