Fernández, Gregório

Fernández or Hernández, Gregório

(grāgō`rēō fārnän`dāth, ārnän`dāth), c.1576–1636, Spanish baroque sculptor. By 1605 he was established in Valladolid and was working for Philip IV. His sculptures, often realistically polychromed, are dramatic in expression. His Pietà (1617), Baptism (1630), and Mater Dolorosa are famous examples of his work. He is best represented in the churches and the museum of Valladolid.
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