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Spain in the Golden Age: Painting and Piety

Synopsis
Explores the relationship between religion and art in Spain during the Golden Age of 17th-century Spain, looking at how painting servied the aims of the Catholic Church and how it reflected and encouraged devotion, especially to the Immaculate Conception. Looks at the religious painting of Velézquez, the decorative schemes of Zurbarán and Murillo and the work of Ribalta and Valdés Leal. Includes footage filmed on location in the monsasteries of Seville and Guadalupe, and in the Hospital de la Caridad in Seville.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 25 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale £10.00 (inclusive)
Subjects
Art
Keywords
paintings - Spanish

Production Company

Name

London

Distributor

Name

National Gallery Publications Ltd

Email
online@nationalgallery.co.uk
Web
http://www.nationalgallery.co.uk/products/art_books/art_dvd_cd External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7747 2870
Address
St Vincent House
30 Orange Street
WC2H 7HH

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