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Biography of Juan Bautista Moreli (s. XVII)


Roman sculptor of the 17TH century. He went to Paris as a sculptor of the King, but disgusted that cut, went to Spain in 1639, and executed some works in Valencia. Later moved to the Court, by mediation of Velázquez, and was appointed sculptor, camera, doing different works, during the reign of Felipe IV and Carlos II. The most notable of which are: dead Christ, San Juan Bautista, San Felipe Neri, Ecce Homos and figureheads of bronze for one of the sources of Aranjuez and statues of Apollo, a muse, and various gods of antiquity.


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