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date: 21 November 2019

Siloé, Diego de or Siloee or Syloelocked

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1495, in Burgos (Castilla y León); died 22 October 1563, in Granada.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects. Funerary monuments.

The son of Gil de Siloé, Diego worked first in Burgos as his father's pupil. When still very young, he travelled to Italy at a time when Michelangelo was at the peak of his fame and was much influenced by this artist's work. In Naples in ...

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