Juan de Álava

Juan de Álava (1480-1537) was a Spanish architect best known for his stonework produced in the Plateresque style.[1]

Juan de Álava
Born1480
Larrinoa, Zigoitia, Álava, Spain
Died1537(1537-00-00) (aged 56–57)
Salamanca, Spain
Casa de las Muertes in Salamanca

LifeEdit

Juan de Álva was born in 1480 in Larrinoa, a locality of Zigoitia, Álava to a family of stonemasons.[2][1] In 1502, de Álva traveled to Italy where he became familiar with Italian Renaissance architecture.[2]

de Álva worked primarily in the city of Salamanca, where many of his notable works are situated.

ProjectsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Juan de Álava | Real Academia de la Historia". dbe.rah.es. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  2. ^ a b "Juan de Álava. Arquitectura. Biografía y obras en España es cultura". www.xn--espaaescultura-tnb.es. Retrieved 2019-04-28.