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Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists

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List of famous Spanish Renaissance artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Spanish Renaissance movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Spanish Renaissance period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this factual list to build one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. This list is made up of a variety of artists, including Juan van der Hamen and Pedro Berruguete. {#nodes}
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  • Juan van der Hamen
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    Juan van der Hamen y (Gómez de) León (baptized 8 April 1596 – 28 March 1631) was a Spanish painter, a master of still life paintings, also called bodegones. Prolific and versatile, he painted allegories, landscapes, and large-scale works for churches and convents. Today he is remembered mostly for his still lifes, a genre he popularized in 1620s Madrid.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Baroque, Spanish Renaissance
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • El Greco
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    Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Greek: Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος [ðoˈminikos θeotoˈkopulos]; October 1541 – 7 April 1614), most widely known as El Greco ("The Greek"), was a Greek painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" was a nickname, a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος, Doménikos Theotokópoulos, often adding the word Κρής Krēs, Cretan. El Greco was born in the Kingdom of Candia, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, and the center of Post-Byzantine art. He trained and became a master within that tradition before traveling at age 26 to... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Saint Martin and the Beggar, Holy Trinity, The Adoration of the Shepherds, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz, Pietà
    • Birthplace: Kingdom of Candia
    • Associated periods or movements: Mannerism, Spanish Renaissance
    • Nationality: Spain, Greece
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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  • Alonso Sánchez Coello
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    Alonso Sánchez Coello (1531 – 8 August 1588) was a Iberian portrait painter of the Spanish and Portuguese Renaissance. He is mainly known for his portrait paintings executed in a style, which combines the objectivity of the Flemish tradition with the sensuality of Venetian painting. He was court painter to Philip II.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Portrait of Anna of Austria, Portrait of Philip II, Portrait of Don Juan of Austria
    • Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Spanish Renaissance
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Alonso Berruguete
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    Alonso González de Berruguete was a Spanish painter, sculptor and architect. He is considered to be the most important sculptor of the Spanish Renaissance, and is known for his emotive sculptures depicting religious ecstasy or torment. Born in the town of Paredes de Nava, Berruguete studied art under the tutelage of his father, the painter Pedro Berruguete. Following his father's death in 1504, Berruguete travelled to Italy to continue his study of art, spending most of his time in Florence and Rome. It is here that he studied sculpture under the Italian master, Michelangelo. His paintings produced in Italy showed a mannerist influence, with his art being compared with contemporaries such... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Seated man with head bent, Salome, Adoration of the Magi, San Sebastián, High altar at the College of Los Irlandeses in Salamanca
    • Birthplace: Paredes de Nava, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Spanish Renaissance
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting