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Pedro de Mena : The Spanish Bernini

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A monograph of the master of Spanish Baroque sculpture, Pedro de Mena

Pedro de Mena y Medrano (1628-1688) is the most highly regarded master of Spanish Baroque sculpture, on a par with his contemporaries, the great seventeenth-century painters Velazquez, Zurbaran and Murillo. Mena's contributions to Spanish Baroque sculpture are unsurpassed in both technical skill and expressiveness of his religious subjects. His ability to sculpt the human body was remarkable, and he excelled in creating figures and scenes for contemplation.

This first monograph of Pedro de Mena shows incredible details and remarkable images of his hyper-realistic sculptures, full of passion. In addition to text by curator Xavier Bray, Pedro de Mena also features important contributions by Jose Luis Romeo Torres, curator of the exhibition Pedro de Mena, to be held in Malaga in 2019.

  • Author: Xavier Bray
  • Hardcover: 244 pages 
  • Date published: May 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-9492677914
  • Product Dimensions: 29.4 x 23.5 cm

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