Francisco Vergara (I)
b. 1681 (at Velencia, Spain); d. 1753.
He studied sculptor under Rodulfo and Aliprandi, two Germans employed in the decoration of the cathedral of Valencia. Vergara made the statues of cardinal virtues and portraits of Valencian popes over the main portal of the cathedral, the high altar of the church of S. Augustine, the figures of S. Domingo, etc., all in Valencia.