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The work of Gaspar Núñez Delgado announces the transition from Mannerism to Baroque in Spanish sculpture. This crucifix, dated 1599, marks the decisive moment in that transformation. The languid elegance of his earlier style is replaced by a robust Baroque realism, characterized by a masterful command of anatomy and a profoundly human expression of anguish.
Eduardo Cano, Seville, by 1921. María Bauzá, Madrid, by 1950. Private Collection, London; (Caylus Anticuario, Madrid); purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1995 (1995.24).