Francisco de Quevedo

''Francisco de Quevedo'', [[Juan van der Hamen]], 17th century ([[Instituto Valencia de Don Juan]]) Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas, KOS (; 14 September 1580 – 8 September 1645) was a Spanish nobleman, politician and writer of the Baroque era. Along with his lifelong rival, Luis de Góngora, Quevedo was one of the most prominent Spanish poets of the age. His style is characterized by what was called ''conceptismo''. This style existed in stark contrast to Góngora's ''culteranismo''. Provided by Wikipedia