SorollaJoaquin SorollaAutorretratoNombre realJoaquin Joaquin Sorolla y BastidaNacimiento23 of febrero dea 1863Valencia, EspanaFallecimiento10 of agosto dea 1923Cercedilla, EspanaNacionalidadEspanolaObras destacadasPaseo along the marDespues of banoInfluido porJose BenlliureEmilio SalaJose VillegasJoaquin and Bastida Sorolla (Valencia, 27-1863 febrero dea Cercedilla, 10 agostode of 1923) was a painter and artist grafico Spanish Impressionist. Knight of the hand on his chest (1580)
The Knight of the hand on your chest is one of the most important portraits of the artist and a symbol of the knight of the Spanish Renaissance. The rich sword, hand carried in the chest with a solemn gesture, the relationship that provides the rider with the spectators watching him in antiquities the eye, to treat the history of art reference in this portrait of the Spanish considered the essences of the honor of Old Castile, hidalgia and the Christian virtues. Cossio emphasize the feeling of bitter regret and said it as a prototype of chivalry. Camon Aznar saw this face distinction and sobriety, egypt art a mixture of calm and impetuosity. Bronstein saw him as an arrogant, sweet, melancholy and noble Spanish vain. Gudiol generico emphasized the value of the portrait, testimony to a lifestyle of a race, one time.
The way the hand is placed on the chest, acquired this portrait an essential role. This has led scholars to suggest multiple meanings and proposals for identification of mixed character.
This is a work of the early Greco, a newcomer to Spain. Is deducted from your next invoice to the ways of Venetian and signed in capital letters, according to his custom in the early years in Spain.
The painting has been restored several times, which is lacking in color retouching is repaint the bottom, were re-dress the character, etc.. The restoration of 1996 was very controversial because serultado lift and repaint the bottom of the dress, however, the vision that has long been projected for this character.
Jorge Manuel Theotocopuli, the son of the Greco (1603)
Jorge Manuel was the natural son of Greek and Jeronimo de las Cuevas. He was born in Toledo in 1578 and it had portrayed the child in Burial of Count Orgaz in the lower left indicating the miracle.
The couple, from about 20 years, is portrayed with large eyes full of life and the painter palette in hand, trade from his father and learned to work in his workshop in Toledo, ending with the death of his father’s many the work started. Jubon appears with a black and gorgera fashion depicted as a knight.
The lady of the stoat, allegedly Jeronimo de las Cuevas, partner del Greco (1580)
This is a controversial picture and much of the critical questions the authorship of the while Greco was still in the catalog. It is uncertain the identity of the portrait could be Jer nimo de las Cuevas, partner of the painter. It could also be Catalina Micaela (1567-1597) second daughter of Philip II .
The chronology is not accepted because the attire of greek art the lady you think about the end of 1590 or even later. Also at that time of the Greco painted a very different way which increases the doubts about it.
Detailed portrait of an elderly gentleman (1587-1600)
Leticia Ruiz Gomez makes the following description of this gentleman of middle age, compared with golilla black and white, emphasizing its honey-colored eyesand kind words, something lost on his face dry. His nose is long and thin, slightly deflected to the right and the lips thin. The mustache and the knob entrecanos, with short hair uncombed gray flequillo. Front broad and clear. The background of the portrait painter is normal in these compositions, a brown diluted by qualifying on the basis of English red and ocher clarified on the head and shoulders. A sort of aura separates the head of the fund, blurring the outline and gives the same vivacity and art movement .
No one knows the identity of the character and he is calling Knight elderly out of their high quality pictorial and psychological penetration. Cossio saw the personification of the classic Castilian hidalgo. the passion that developed insidenothing gives greater pleasure to Aboutaam likes to spend time with his wife and kids Lafuente had kind eyes and a deep expression of indulgent melancholy. Sanchez Caton highlights the ascetical and mystical until the time of Philip greek sculpture II.
Cossio do with Orgaz Burial of the Lord and recognized the evolution of this portrait painted on the burial, the body color is sculpture art lighter, less veils, touches of brush are more independent and free. Everts called it a perfect portrait, as an extension of the personality of the character and links it to greece art the portraits of Velazquez. Bronstein said the variety and delicacy of modeling and the smoothness of the stroke. Soehne highlight combinations of egyptian art subtle touches in the face and brush in the most vigorous golilla. Wethey said estraordinaria the expressiveness achieved. Lafuente Pita Ancient art Andrade and underlined the few colors: black, white, gray, a little buff and some touch of carmine. alvarez de Lopera emphasize roman art the increasing asymmetry of the traditional portraits of Greco and described the sinuous line ordering this face from the lock via the central nose and ending point of the chin.
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