Luis Salvador Carmona
|Luis Salvador Carmona|
Nava del Rey, Spain
Luis Salvador Carmona (Nava del Rey, 1708 – Madrid, 1767) was a Spanish sculptor of the late baroque period.
He studied in Madrid with Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron.
His first works were some sculptures in stone for temples of Madrid (St. Sebastian Church, Hospice of Saint Ferdinand).
For the Court it realized five kings' statues for the Royal Palace of Madrid (Ramiro I, John V of Portugal, Philip IV …).
Much of his work consisted of religious works:
- Sculptures of the retable (1743-1747), Parish church, Segura
- Divina Pastora (1747), Convent of Capuchins, Nava del Rey
- Christ (1756), Convent of Capuchins, Nava del Rey
- Pieta (1760), New Cathedral, Salamanca
- Crucifix, National Museum of Sculpture, Valladolid
- Flagellated Christ (1760), Clerecía, Salamanca
- Garcia Gainza, María Concepción. El escultor Luis Salvador Carmona (1990) ISBN 84-87146-26-0
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