Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda

Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda

for $ 7.99 , or download a preview

7.99 Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/348294.jpg?t=1404894015 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/348294/vel%C3%A1zquez-and-the-surrender-of-breda?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

Behind the famous painting by Diego Velázquez lies a rich story of the artist's life in art

What began as propaganda art to celebrate a rare Spanish victory in the Eighty Years' War with Holland, The Surrender at Breda is today recognized as Velázquez's narrative masterpiece.

Breda is packed with vivid military detail—whole armies are suggested on the huge canvas, twelve feet high and eleven feet wide. Unlike typical surrender scenes, there is neither a heroic… (more)

Comments (0 comments)


No comment yet. Sign in to post a comment.

Book Details  


Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (November 08, 2011)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Look for similar items  


>
>