Person - Azcárate Ristori, José María (1919-2001)

Azcárate Ristori, José María (1919-2001)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Vigo (Pontevedra, España)  1919-04-18 - Madrid (España)  2001-07-18


Spanish professor of Art History and researcher and curator at the Museum of San Fernando Royal Academy.

He joined the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts in 1974 with the topic "El protogótico hispánico" and he was corresponding member of the royal academies of Valladolid, Seville, Toledo, A Coruña, Cadiz and Barcelona. He published numerous books, among which are notable: "Una Historia del Arte", known as "El Azcárate", which was used for many years as a reference for the Philosophy and Literature students; "Monumentos españoles"; "La arquitectura gótica toledana del siglo XV"; "Escultura del siglo XVI" and "La arquitectura de los orígenes al Renacimiento".

Besides, he is the author of the artistic inventories of Madrid and Guadalajara, and collaborated in the monumental catalogue of the province of Álava. He combined the teaching and research activity with the one of board member of diverse museums, such as the Prado since 1972 and the Naval Museum since 1983. He was awarded with the National Prize for Literature by Alonso Berruguete in 1961, four essays. He was disciple of the archaeologist and historian Manuel Gómez-Moreno.


Profession (carried on by):

Professors between 1949-09-07 and 1986

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Vicerrectores de Universidad in  Madrid (España) between 1967 and 1970

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Academician between 1974 and 1986

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Authors between 1961 and 1986


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Vigo (Pontevedra, España) in 1919-04-18

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 2001-07-18

Related Authorities

Gómez-Moreno, Manuel (1870-1970)  ( He/She is the tutor/teacher/boss of )

Associative relations :

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Universidad Central. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Vicerrector (1970-72) y decano de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras entre 1967-70 y 1981-86. )

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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