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Proyecto Andalucía. Artistas (5 tomos)


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This first volume analyzes the life and work of eleven architects born from the second half of the 15th century onward, most of which have made the design or have been foremen of Andalusian cathedrals (Seville, Malaga, Guadix, Granada, Cordova, Jaen, Cadiz, Huelva, Almeria, Baeza, Jerez), in addition to planning, repairing, extending and remodelling countless churches, Carthusian buildings, monasteries and so on all over Andalusia.

Beyond religious architecture, many of them also took part in the construction of important works of civil and palace architecture, for instance the Hospital of Las Cinco Llagas or the Alameda de Hércules in Seville, the Old Slaughterhouse at Baza, the Hospital of San Juan de Dios at Lucena, the Royal Hospital in Granada or the Hospital of Cardenal Salazar in Cordova, the Castles of Sabiote and Canena, the Town Council and Public Granary in Jaen, projects such as making river Guadalete between Jerez and El Portal navigable and so on.


 Continuing the line of the previous volume, other eleven monographs analyse in detail the story of those architects who made all these buildings possible: the Hospital of Los Honrados Viejos del Salvador at Ubeda, the Royal Abbey of Alcalá la Real, the Alcazar Gardens in Seville, the Monastery of San Jerónimo de Valparaíso and the House of the Luna family, in Cordova, the Giraldillo and the Old Market or Casa Lonja in Seville, the Santiago College in Cadiz, the Convent of Nuestra Señora de la Victoria in Malaga, the Castle of Vélez-Blanco and so on.


Apart from monographs, this volume has three large sections on those “Architects and master masons in Andalusia during the Renaissance”, “Architects in the Andalusian Baroque context” and “Architects of altarpieces until