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ID: 500017186
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500017186

 
Record Type: Person
Guas, Juan (French architect and possibly sculptor, ca. 1430-1496, active in Spain)

Note: Guas was one of the most prominent exponents of the Hispano-Flemish or Isabelline style. He was master mason of Ávila Cathedral, the old cathedral of Segovia, and Toledo Cathedral. Other important projects include work at the castle of Manzanares el Real and the Palacio del Infantado in Guadalajara (both for the Mendoza-Infantado family). Isabella, Queen of Castile and León was another important patron. With Guas's talent for fusing Gothic and Mudéjar forms typical of Castilian culture, his architecture is considered some of the most interesting architecture of late medieval Spain. Spanish architect and sculptor.

Names:
Guas, Juan (preferred,V,index)
Juan Guas (V,display)
Guas, Jean (V)
Juan de Toledo, Master (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Spanish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
printmaker
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Brittany (France) (region (administrative division))
Died:  Toledo (Toledo province, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Juan de Talavera  
....................  (Spanish sculptor and architect, active 1487-1520) [500069212]
collaborated with ....  Cueman, Egas  
................................  (Netherlandish sculptor, active from ca. 1440 in Spain, died 1495) [500038845]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Guas, Juan (I)

Biographies:
(French architect and possibly sculptor, ca. 1430-1496, active in Spain) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Spanish architect, sculptor, d.1496) ..... [BHA]
(Spanish artist, op.1459-m.a.1497) ..... [WCP]
(Spanish [?] architect, sculptor, and printmaker; n.c.1430-m.1496) ..... [FRICK]
(Spanish artist, ca.1430-1496) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Spanish architect, died 1496) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, 1430-1496) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Guas, Jean ........ [FRICK, Grove Art, VP]
......................  Frick Art Reference Library database
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Oct 2002
Guas, Juan ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA, FRICK Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
......................  Frick Art Reference Library, Spanish artists from the 4th to the 20th century (1993-1996)
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Oct 2002
......................  Witt Library, Authority files
Juan de Toledo, Master ........ [FRICK]
...........................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Juan Guas ........ [AVERY, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, FRICK, Grove Art, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada (1978-1983)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Frick Art Reference Library database
....................  Frick Art Reference Library, Spanish artists from the 4th to the 20th century (1993-1996)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Oct 2002
....................  Pevsner
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Oct 2002
.......... RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
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