Alonso Cano

Spanish, 1601-1667

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Alonso Cano

Spanish, 1601-1667

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Sometimes referred to as “the Spanish Michelangelo”, painter, architect, and sculptor Alonso Cano …

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Sometimes referred to as “the Spanish Michelangelo”, painter, architect, and sculptor Alonso Cano produced primarily religious works—marble figures, monumental altarpieces, and paintings—that filled the churches of Málaga and Granada. Cano served as a painter to the Spanish king in Madrid where he was charged with …

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