baroque-spain

RUBENS IN SPAIN

Peter Paul Rubens

Portrait of Élisabeth of France (Isabel de Borbón), Queen consort of Spain; c. 1628-1629

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

“Oil sketch made from life after the Queen. Its background is unfinished.”

[Source: Corpus Rubenianum XIX, Portraits I, 34a. (p. 160)]

Vista del Palacio del Buen Retiro y el Monasterio de San Jerónimo el Real en Madrid ,detalle del plano de Pedro Teixeira (1656)

View of Buen Retiro Palace and the Royal Monastery of St. Jerome in Madrid, detail from the 1656 map by Pedro Teixeira

The National Library of Spain

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2

Paulus Pontius, after Rubens

Engraving, 1632

1. Portrait of King Philip IV of Spain

Lettered below portrait, within frame:

“D. Philippo IV Avstrio Hispaniarvm Indiarvmq[ue] Regi Catholico / Svpra omnes retro principes potentissimo / pio felici patri patriæ. / Hanc suæ Maiestatis effigiem a se æri incisam dedicabat / Paulus Pontius Antuerpianus / D.N.M.Q.E. / Ao. MDCXXXII” and “P. Paul Rubbens / Pinxit” and “Cum priuilegio”.

2. Portrait of Élisabeth of France (Isabel de Borbón), Queen consort of Spain

Lettered below portrait, within frame:

“D. Elisabethæ Borboniæ Principi Serenissimæ / D. Philippi IV Hispaniarvm Indiarvmq[ue] Regi / Conivgi Incomparabili dedicabat / Paulus Pontius Sculptor / D.N.M.Q.E. / Ao. MDCXXXII” and “P. Paul Rubbens / Pinxit” and “Cum priuilegio”.

© The Trustees of the British Museum

*progress* Story of a church in Madrid

Our Lady of Buen Suceso, Madrid

First church

Baroque
Location: Puerta del Sol, Madrid de los Austrias
Built 1590-1612, rebuilt 1695-1700
Demolished in 1854

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Second church

Eclectic (Romanesque/Gothic revival)
Location: Argüelles, Madrid
Built c. 1868
Demolished in 1975

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Third church

Location: Argüelles, Madrid (same location as previous structure)
Built c. 1868
Demolished

Source: 1, 2

Cervantes Don Quixote - Audio
Roberto González Echevarría
Genre: Classics
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Publish Date: April 5, 2011

The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes Exemplary Stories, Cervantes Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliotts Imperial Spain. Cervantes work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and the materials covered in the lectures and class discussions.

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Roberto González Echevarría
Genre: Classics
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Publish Date: April 9, 2011

The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes Exemplary Stories, Cervantes Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliotts Imperial Spain. Cervantes work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and the materials covered in the lectures and class discussions.

Cervantes Don Quixote - Audio
Roberto González Echevarría
Genre: Classics
Price: Get
Publish Date: April 5, 2011

The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes Exemplary Stories, Cervantes Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliotts Imperial Spain. Cervantes work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and the materials covered in the lectures and class discussions.