Pedro Roldán

SCULPTOR (1624 - 1699)

Pedro Roldán was the leading Andalusian sculptor of the late 17th century. Some of his work in wood was painted by Valdés Leal and like the latter Roldán's best work in in the Hospital de la Caridad in Seville.

Several of his children and grandchildren were sculptors also, including his daughter Maria Luisa Roldán or La Roldana as she was known who created the powerful image of the La Macarena Virgin which takes the place of honour in Sevilla's Semana Santa processions.


Living in Andalucia