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Velázquezs Las Meninas Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt

Velázquezs Las Meninas

Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt

Published November 18th 2002
ISBN : 9780521804882
Paperback
236 pages
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Velazquezs 1656 masterpiece Las Meninas has inspired an avalanche of published attention since it was first placed on public view in the Museo del Prado in 1819. The essays in this volume survey the responses to the painting in the nineteenthMoreVelazquezs 1656 masterpiece Las Meninas has inspired an avalanche of published attention since it was first placed on public view in the Museo del Prado in 1819. The essays in this volume survey the responses to the painting in the nineteenth century, when Velazquezs fame outside Spain peaked. They include introductions to interpretations of Las Meninas by twentieth-century art historians, critics, philosophers, and art theorists, as well as the modern appropriation of the work by Picasso.