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In the Shadow of Velázquez

Author: Brown, Jonathan.

English. Board. 25 x 17,8 cm. 208 pages.

Yale University Press, 2014.

Jonathan Brown is Professor of Fine Arts and one of the most experienced specialists in Spanish art of the 16th and 17th centuries, specifically Velázquez. This book originated as a series of six lectures given at the Prado Museum in 2012.

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In this work the illustrious art historian Jonathan Brown discusses the links between his personal life and his study of the Spanish Golden Age. Through his adventures, he shows us how art history is made up of life experiences, discovering the influence of his father, Leonard Brown, as a great collector of documentation of the avant-garde movements of the twentieth century. After a year in Madrid, from 1958-59 the author was motivated by the analysis and study of the Spanish Golden Age, looking for different and novel forms of interpretation for Spanish painting, which until that time had been based on the policies of the Franco regime, giving a new approach and vision of the subject that led to a new interpretation of Las Meninas. Brown has also studied the transformation of Spanish art in the Americas.

ISBN: 9780300203967

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