AHST 10.18.11 - Baroque: Spain Valezquez: 1599-1660 Water...

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Baroque: Spain Valezquez: 1599-1660 Water Seller of Seville 1619, Velazquez - Genre: scene from everyday life - Vodegon: Spanish everyday dealing with food - Realistic Old Woman Frying Eggs 1618, Velazquez - Realistic - Inspired by Caravaggio - Background dark - Contrast of light and dark - No distortion no mannerism - Shining metal, shadow - Real people right from model - Sevil -
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Triumph of Bacchus (The Drinkers) 1628 Velazquez - Real believable ppl around him - God is idealized mythological figure - 65”x88.5” - Prado Museum Bacchus 1567 Caravaggio - Ufitzi - Sensual work - Half his robe is off - Fingering sash - No back ground -
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Fraga Portrait King Phillip IV 1644 Velazquez - shimmering silk painterly brushstrokes - one of dozens of King and royal family - few genre and myth - 51”x39” - Now New York City - Accompany King on battles - Flat background o So eyes focus on the person Las Meninas (Ladies in Waiting) 1656 Velazquez - End of his career - In Prado - 10’ 5”x9’ - Princess Margarita o Dress looks precisely painted from afar but is painterly done
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course AHST 1304 taught by Professor Goode during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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AHST 10.18.11 - Baroque: Spain Valezquez: 1599-1660 Water...

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