Juan de Ávalos

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Birthday
21, 1911
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jul 7, 2006 (94)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1911
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jul 7, 2006 (94)

About

Spanish sculptor who created the famous work "Valle de los Caldos", a monument to Francisco Franco, former dictator of Spain.

Before Fame

At the age of six, he began studying drawing with Juan Carmona.

Trivia

He sculpted "Bernardo de Galvez", a statue that commemorates the Spanish soldier Bernardo de Galvez and was placed in Washington D.C.

Family Life

In 1937, he married Maria de la Soledad Carballo y Nunez. They had two sons, Juan and Luis.

Associated With

In 1998, he carved a statue of Pope John Paul II.