Annals of the Artists of Spain Volume 1

Annals of the Artists of Spain Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...Ford. The French translation is entitled, Raison d'Architecture antique extraite de Vitruve, et autres anciens architccteurs, nouvellement traduit d'espaignol en francoU, A Vutilitt de ceulx que se delectent en edifices. Paris, imp. par Simon Colines, 1542, 4to. Los Arquitectos, torn. i. p. 175. An admirable account of the plateresque architecture will be found in the Quarterly Review, vol. lxxvii. No. cliv. p. 521 by Richard Ford.--ED.. In a later note the author says, "This I suspect is wrong. Dn. Val. de Calderera has a copy printed at'Lisbona, June 1541.'"--Ed. Alonso Berruguete, who for his genius in the three arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture, may be called the Spanish Michael Angelo, was born at Paredes de Nava, in Old Castile, about 1480. His early years were passed in the atmosphere of art,3 for he was second son of the painter Pedro Berruguete, and one of his sisters--known as "La Toledana," was married to Juan Gonzalez Becerril, a painter of Toledo. His parents, however, designed him for 1 Swinburne's Travels in Spain, London, 1779, 4to, p. 100. 3 Townsend's Journey through Spain, 3 vols. 8vo, Lond., 1791; iii. 257. 8 Handbook 1845, p. 613 3rd edition, 1855, p. 555 (quoting Morales, Viaje, p. 26), says: "His dormant genius was first called into action" by the study of an antique sarcophagus (on which was sculptured the history of the Horatii and Curatii in some fifty figures), existing or once existing at Husillos, a poor place, one and a half leagues from Valencia. CH. III.Alonso Berruguete. Ch. 1n. the legal profession, and obtained for him the post of solicitor (Escribaiw del Crimen) in the Royal Chancery of Valladolid'--an office of which he still retained the title in 1526,2 although he...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531698
  • 9781236531698