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Velázquez : Las Meninas and the late royal portraits

Author: Javier Portús Pérez; José Miguel Morán Turina; Andrea Sommer-Mathis; Diego Velázquez; Museo del Prado.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2014. ©2013
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In 1650 Velazquez was in Rome, where he depicted members of the papal court with a new freedom of approach, while the following year saw his keenly awaited return to Spain, where he returned to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Portraits Exhibitions
Named Person: Diego Velázquez; Diego Velázquez; Juan Bautista Martínez del Mazo; Juan Carreño de Miranda; Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez; Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Javier Portús Pérez; José Miguel Morán Turina; Andrea Sommer-Mathis; Diego Velázquez; Museo del Prado.
ISBN: 9780500970584 0500970580
OCLC Number: 862235805
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition entitled Velázquez and the family of Philip IV (1650-1680) held at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, October 8, 2013-February 9, 2014.
Description: 171 pages : illlustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm.
Contents: Diego Velázquez, 1650-60 : portraiture and court culture / Javier Portús --
Dynastic and cultural relations between the two lines of the Habsburg dynasty and their effect on Velázquez's work / Andrea Sommer-Mathis --
It was an astonishing ending. Still, it was an ending / Miguel Morán --
Catalogue / Javier Portús --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Javier Portús; with texts by Miguel Morán, Javier Portús, Andrea Sommer-Mathis.
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A good addition to a Velazquez shelf and valuable for its revelations about portraiture for a monarchy that was running out of Hapsburg heirs. . . . Recommended. "

 
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