Guided Tour #9

Art in Spain in the 12th-17th centuries


El_Greco:_Annunciation Description: This tour introduces you the painting and sculpture in Spain in the period of 1200-1700. The art and life of El Greco and Velázquez - the greatest masters of the 16th and 17th centuries - are presented in detail. Background information on Spanish history - including articles on all kings of the period - is also given.

Sources: SZÉKELY, András, Spanish Painting, Corvina, Budapest, 1972 (in Hungarian); WEHLI, Tünde, Painting in Medieval Spain, Corvina, Budapest, 1980 (in Hungarian); HUYGHE, René, Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964; GUDIOL, José, The Arts of Spain, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1964; GOLDSCHEIDER, Ludwig, El Greco - Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, The Phaidon Press, London, 1938; TROUTMAN, Philip, El Greco, Spring Books, London, 1963; CINOTTI, Mia, Prado, Madrid, Rizzoli, Milan, 1976 (in Italian)

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