Juan Gómez de Mora

Juan Gómez de Mora (1586–1648)[1] was a Spanish architect, active in the 17th century. He was a main figure of Spanish early-Baroque architecture in the city of Madrid.[1]

Gómez de Mora was born and died in Madrid. His father, also Juan Gómez [es],[1] was a Spanish Renaissance court painter to Philip II of Spain and was brother-in-law of the architect Francisco de Mora.[2] Spanish art historian Virginia Tovar Martín has published scholarly works on Gómez de Mora.[3]

WorksEdit

In MadridEdit

  • Convent of San Gil [es] (from 1613)
  • Plaza Mayor and its surroundings, originally the houses of the Cava de San Miguel [es] (1617–1619), and Casa de la Panadería (1617–1619).[2]
  • Project "Near Felipe IV"
  • City Council building until 1644
  • Mayors Hall and Court House
  • Jail Project, later became the Palacio Court de Santa Cruz and is currently the Foreign Ministry.
  • Augustinian Monastery of Santa Isabel, in collaboration with Jerome Lazarus Goiti ( 1639 - 1648 ).
  • Our Lady of Loreto, in collaboration with Jerome Lazarus Goiti ( 1641 - 1648 ).
  • Toledo Bridge project
  • Choir Reform Monastery of Barefoot Royals
  • Reform of the English College, on the site now occupied by the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
  • Palace of the Councils

Works in GetafeEdit

  • Cathedral of the Madeleine in Getafe

Works in Alcala de HenaresEdit

  • Patio de Santo Tomas de Villanueva
  • Monasterio de San Bernardo (The Bernardas)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Juan Gómez de Mora. Architecture. Biography and works at Spain is culture". SpainIsCulture.com. Retrieved 2022-06-14.
  2. ^ a b "Juan Gómez de Mora". ArteEspana.com. Retrieved 2022-06-14.
  3. ^ Escobar, Jesús (2022-01-25). Habsburg Madrid: Architecture and the Spanish Monarchy. Penn State Press. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-271-09189-1.