JUNI, Juan de
(b. 1506, Joigny, d. 1577, Valladolid)


Polychrome wood
Convent of Santa Catalina, Valladolid

Juan de Juni wished that his body should lie in the church of Santa Catalina, where the remains of his wife and sons already rested. The exact spot where the remains of the sculptor lie is unknown, but it is certain that they are in Santa Catalina.

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