This publication presents works by more than seventy artists, including Michelangelo, Raphael, Correggio, Titian, Tintoretto, the Carracci, Poussin and Tiepolo. Their inclusion reflects the taste of the Spanish Royal Court, whose kings, queens, princes and courtiers avidly collected Italian art. Many of these works are at the heart of the Prado’s collection.
Featuring essays by internationally respected curators and writers, Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court is a panoramic volume that traces the astounding stylistic development of Italian art across three centuries.
- Traces fascinating story of Italian art across three centuries
- Features essays by international respected curators
- Quality reproductions of works that are at the heart of Prado’s collection
Published to coincide with the exhibition Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo del Prado to be held at NGV International, 16 May – 31 August 2014