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Encyclopedia > Pedro Berruguete
Saint Dominic Presiding over an Auto-da-fe by Pedro Berruguete (1475), at the Prado Museum, Madrid.
Saint Dominic Presiding over an Auto-da-fe by Pedro Berruguete (1475), at the Prado Museum, Madrid.
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Pedro Berruguete

Pedro Berruguete (c. 1450 - 1504) was a Spanish painter, his art is regarded as a transitional style between gothic and renaissance. Born in Paredes de Nava, Spain, he went to Italy in 1480 and worked in Federigo di Montefeltro┬┤s court in Urbino. He came back Spain 1482 and painted in several cities as Sevilla, Toledo and Avila. He was father of an important sculptor, Alonso Berruguete, considered the most important sculptor in Renaissance Spain. Download high resolution version (447x762, 127 KB)Pedro Berruguete. ... Download high resolution version (447x762, 127 KB)Pedro Berruguete. ... Pedro Berruguete. ... Events August 29 - Treaty of Picquigny ends a brief war between France and England. ... The Museo del Prado is a world class museum and art gallery located in Madrid, Spain. ... Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name. ... Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... 1504 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Western (Royal) Portal at Chartres Cathedral ( 1145). ... In the traditional view, the Renaissance is understood as an historical age that was preceded by the Middle Ages and followed by the Reformation. ... Panorama of Urbino with the cathedral and the palazzo ducale Urbino is a city in the Marche in Italy, southwest of Pesaro, a World Heritage Site with a great cultural history during the Renaissance as the seat of Federico da Montefeltro. ... This article is about the city in Spain. ... The façade of Toledo cathedral Toledo is a city located in central Spain, the capital of the province of Toledo and of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. ... vila is a town in the south of Castile, the capital of the province of the same name, now part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon, Spain. ... Salome by Alonso Berruguette (1512 - 16), on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence Alonso Berruguete (c. ...


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  • http://www.pedroberruguete.com - A Spanish language website established on the 5th centennial of his death in 2004

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BookRags: Alonso Berruguete Summary (959 words)
Berruguete's original purpose was to train as a painter, but he had the opportunity to study sculpture under Michelangelo, whom he is said to have assisted in the execution of some works.
Berruguete's tremendous altarpieces filled the entire apse of the church and were subdivided by architectural elements lavishly decorated and acting as frames for the individual figures and the relief panels.
The stamp of Berruguete's genius was not only that he created a unique mannerist expression of ungovernable passion agitating tense, convulsed forms, the clamor of which claws and burns the soul in a spiritual ecstasy, but that, once having found his creative language, he never made a concession to a client's taste.
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