NŰÑEZ DELGADO, Gaspar
(b. ca. 1555, Ávila, d. 1606, Sevilla)

Biography

Spanish sculptor. He spent his active life in Seville, where he probably was the pupil of Jerónimo Hernández and the painter Pedro Delgado. His work announces the transition from Mannerism to Baroque in Spanish sculpture. He is the author of several sculpted crucifixes. As a painter he showed great skill in dealing with the anatomy of his figures.