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Juan De Vergara

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1492–1557), Spanish theologian and humanist.

A New Christian, or Converso, of Jewish lineage, Vergara studied at the University of Alcalá, where he imbibed humanist ideals and...

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Vergara, Juan de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 55 words.

Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born in Toledo.

Glass painter.

Juan de Vergara was the younger son and pupil of Nicolas de Vergara the Elder. He is mentioned as...

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Juan De Vergara

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1492–1557), Spanish theologian and humanist.

A New Christian, or Converso, of Jewish lineage, Vergara studied at the University of Alcalá, where he imbibed humanist ideals and...

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Vergara, Juan De (1492–1557)

Carlos M. N. Eire.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 591 words.

(1492–1557), Spanish theologian and humanist.

A New Christian, or Converso, of Jewish lineage, Vergara studied at the

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Vergara family

Fernando Marías.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Sculpture and Carving. 795 words.

Spanish family of artists. Arnao de Vergara (c. 1490–1557) was master sculptor and glass painter for Burgos Cathedral from 1521 to 1525, then in Seville until 1538 and in Granada until...

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Vergara, Nicolas de Ii, the Younger

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 83 words.

Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1540, in Toledo; died 11 December 1606, in Toledo.

Glass painter, sculptor, architect, miniaturist.

Nicolas de Vergara the...

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Salvador Carmona, Luis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 99 words.

Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1709, in Nava del Rey; died 3 January 1767, in Madrid.

Sculptor (stone/wood).

Luis Salvador Carmona studied under Juan Alonso...

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Guisart, Juan Pedro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 49 words.

Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1730, in Bohemia; died 21 December 1803, in Murcia.

Sculptor.

Juan Pedro Guisart came to Valencia at an early age and was a...

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Vergara, José

Adela Espinós Díaz.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 831 words.

(b Valencia, June 2, 1726; d Valencia, March 9, 1799).

Spanish painter. He came from a Valencian family of sculptors and painters, including Francisco Vergara (the elder;...

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Mesa, Juan de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 88 words.

Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born 1586, in Cordova; died 26 November 1627, in Seville.

Sculptor.

Juan de Mesa was a pupil of Montañés from 1606 to 1610. He...

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Castilla family

Richard G. Mann.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 681 words.

Spanish family of ecclesiastics and patrons.

(b Valladolid, 1507; d Toledo, Nov 3, 1584).

In 1536 he was appointed Archdeacon of Palencia. In 1546 he acted as Dean...

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Ortiz, Blas

Carlos Cid Priego.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 162 words.

(b Villarobledo; fl Toledo, c. 1523–66).

. Spanish ecclesiastic and writer. In 1516 he was awarded a grant to study in the celebrated Colegio de la Santa Cruz in Valladolid, where...

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Muñoz, Evaristo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 150 words.

Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 26 October 1684, in Valencia; died 1737, in Valencia.

Painter. History painting.

Evaristo Muñoz was a pupil of Juan Conchilles...

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Fonseca y Acevedo, Alonso de, Archbishop of Toledo

Richard L. Kagan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 433 words.

(b Santiago de Compostela, 1476; d Toledo, Feb 4, 1534).

Spanish prelate and educator. The illegitimate son of Alfonso de Fonseca, Archbishop of Santiago, Fonseca studied at...

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Merino, Francisco

José Manuel Cruz Valdovinos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Renaissance Art. 296 words.

(b Jaén, c. 1530; d Toledo, 1611).

Spanish silversmith. He may have trained under Juan Ruiz, el Vandalino (fl 1533–50), and he is recorded working in Jaén in 1557 as a...

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Andrés de Nájera

Salvador Andrés Ordax.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 262 words.

[Andrés de San Juan]

(b ?Nájera, Rioja; fl 1504–33).

Spanish woodcarver. In 1504 he was described by Simón de Colonia as ‘a clever and expert man in the said crafts of...

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Pardo, El

J. J. Martín González.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Renaissance Art. 1110 words.

Spanish royal palace and hunting-lodge, situated near Madrid. The landscape, planted with oak and ilex trees, is shown in the background of paintings by Diego Velázquez, such as Philip IV,...

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