Picture of Mona Lisa

Survey of Art 1B

Spanish Baroque


Fast Facts

Seventeenth Century Spain is called the Golden Age although it is marked by declining fortunes.

Spain was predominately Catholic. Artistic patronage originated within the aristocracy.


Picture of "Las Meninas" by Velazquez

Las Meninas, 1656

Artist: Velazquez (1599-1660)


Picture of "Pope Innocent X" by Velazquez

Pope Innocent X, 1650

Artist: Velazquez (1599-1660)

Picture of "Philip IV" by Velazquez


Portrait of Philip IV, 1624-1627

Artist: Velazquez (1599-1660)


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