El Grifilm

El Greco to Velázquez. Art during the reign of Philip III

40,00 €

Autor: AA.VV.

Editorial The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

En Inglés / In English. Catálogo / Catalogue. "This groundbreaking exhibition examines a fascinating period (1598 1621) bracketed by the two giants of Spanish painting, El Greco and Velázquez. Discover the masterpieces of Philip III s court and the artists who flourished during his reign. To separate themselves from Philip II s approach to governing, Philip III and his court "issued in a new style of grandeur" (in the words of their contemporary Gil González d Avila), where gala celebrations, elaborate religious fiestas, building campaigns, and picture collecting were the order of the day. Much of the art produced at and for the court reflected this style, replacing the austere art created for Philip II with a more naturalistic and emotionally expressive art that became the hallmark of Philip III s reign. "El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III" features paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts including a partial recreation of the camarín of the Duke of Lerma, the most important non-royal collector in Europe at the time and the favorite of Philip III organized around themes such as portraiture, religion and the court, and the birth of still life."