(b. ca. 1576, d. 1636, Valladolid)
Polychrome wood, width 1.610 cm
In 1626 the work of Gregorio Fernandez entered an intensely creative phase which was to last until his death. The workshop employed a great number of assistants, who were needed to work on large altarpieces. The altarpiece produced for Palencia cathedral is recognized as the sculptor' masterpiece.