Velázquez in Seville

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In this beautifully illustrated book, an international team of art scholars explores the importance of Seville for Velázquez in his formative years. Discussions range from Velázquez's education, training, and subject matter to Sevillian culture Catholic theology, and picaresque literature.
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Overview

In this beautifully illustrated book, an international team of art scholars explores the importance of Seville for Velázquez in his formative years. Discussions range from Velázquez's education, training, and subject matter to Sevillian culture Catholic theology, and picaresque literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300069495
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 9.88 (w) x 13.31 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Lenders 6
Foreword 7
Sponsors' Foreword 9
Acknowledgements 10
Introduction 11
The Seville of the Velazquez 15
The Cultivated Elite of Velazquez's Seville 23
The Great Babylon of Spain and the Devout: Politics, Religion and Piety in the Seville of Velazquez 29
Velazquez and Sevillian Painting of His Time 37
Velazquez, Sevillian Painter of Sacred Subjects 45
Velazquez's Bodegones 51
Artistic Training in Seville 67
The Question of Velazquez's Assistants 77
Velazquez's Early Technique 79
Notes to the Essays 85
Catalogue 97
Bibliography 190
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