The Cambridge Companion to Velázquez by Suzanne L. Stratton-PruittThe Cambridge Companion to Velázquez by Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt

The Cambridge Companion to Velázquez

EditorSuzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt

Paperback | May 13, 2002

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The Cambridge Companion to Velázquez offers a synthetic overview of one of the greatest painters of Golden Age Spain and seventeenth century Europe. With contributions from art historians and those working in other disciplines, this book offers fresh approaches to the vast literature on this artist. The essays also guide the reader to an understanding of Velázquez's work--his training in his native Seville, reflections in his oeuvre of artistic currents from outside Spain, and how Velázquez's religious paintings may be understood within the religious context of Counter-Reformation Spain.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to VelázquezFormat:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 9.96 × 6.97 × 0.55 inPublished:May 13, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521669405

ISBN - 13:9780521669405

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: a brief history of Velázquez literature Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruit; 2. Becoming an artist in seventeenth-century Spain Zahira Véliz; 3. Velázquez and Italy Jonathan Brown; 4. Velázquez and the North Alexander Vergara; 5. 'Sacred and terrifying gazes': languages and images of power in Early Modern Spain Antonio Feros; 6. Court women in the Spain of Velázquez Magdalena S. Sánchez; 7. Spanish religious life in the age of Velázquez Sara T. Nalle; 8. Velázquez and two poets of the Baroque: Luis de Góngora and Francisco de Quevedo Lía Schwartz; 9. Calderón de la Barca, playwright at court Margaret R. Greer; 10. Three paintings, a double lyre, opera, and Eliche's Venus: Velázquez and music in the Royal Court in Madrid Louise K. Stein.

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" any library on Hispanic art." CAA Reviews