Alonso de Covarrubias

Alonso de Covarrubias

Alcázar of Toledo. Main façade.
Born Alonso de Covarrubias
Torrijos, Spain
Died 1570 (aged 82)
Nationality Spanish
Known for Architecture, Sculpture
Notable work Tavera Hospital
Toledo Cathedral
Alcázar of Toledo Castillo de Canales Recas
Movement Plateresque, Spanish Renaissance

Alonso de Covarrubias (Torrijos, Toledo 1488 1570) was a Spanish architect and sculptor of the Renaissance, active mainly in Toledo.


Covarrubias works includes:

His first work was associated with Antón Egas and Juan Guas, in a style the transition between late gothic and Plateresque. In the first years of his career he worked principally as a sculptor.

First works as architect:

In Toledo:

Other important Works:



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