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The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain,
  • San Lorenzo del Escorial,
  • San Lorenzo del Escorial.
    • Subjects:
    • Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598 -- Art patronage.,
    • Basílica (Escorial),
    • Christian art and symbolism -- Spain -- San Lorenzo del Escorial -- Modern period, 1500-,
    • Art, Renaissance -- Spain -- San Lorenzo del Escorial.,
    • Art, Spanish -- Spain -- San Lorenzo del Escorial.,
    • Art, Italian -- Spain -- San Lorenzo del Escorial.,
    • Counter-Reformation in art.,
    • Church decoration and ornament -- Spain -- San Lorenzo del Escorial -- History -- 16th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-255) and index.

      StatementRosemarie Mulcahy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7962.S36 M86 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 258 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398870M
      ISBN 100521413443
      LC Control Number93006504


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The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial by Rosemarie Mulcahy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Decoration of the Royal Basilica The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial book El Escorial examines one of the most important creative endeavours of late sixteenth-century Spain, and indeed, Europe as a by: 7. Mulcahy's study shows the remarkable coherence and massive scale of the pictorial program and narrates the obstacles confronted and overcome in the rapid completion of the decoration of the basilica, the role of Philip II as patron, and the careers of the Spanish and Italian artists who contributed, as well as the failure of promising Italian painters brought to work in Spain.

The Decoration of the Royal Basilica of El Escorial examines one of the most important creative endeavors of late sixteenth-century Spain, and indeed, Europe as a whole. Conceived as a mausoleum for the Spanish Habsburgs, designed as both monastery and palace, the Escorial was closely supervised by King Philip II.

The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial / Rosemarie Mulcahy. Author. The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial book, Rosemarie. Published. El Escorial Decoration The monastery was decorated with an enormous number of frescoes, altarpieces, paintings, around relics in reliquaries mostly designed by Herrera and the silversmith Juan de Arfe, and collections of books and manuscripts that now number aro and respectively.

Most widely held works about Basílica (Escorial) The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial by Rosemarie Mulcahy (Book). The Royal Library (Real Biblioteca) is located within the monastery and palace complex in Lorenzo de El Escorial, outside Madrid. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m.

to 6 p.m. and the. The decoration of El Escorial was carefully coordinated with the architecture to create a unified artistic effect. The sober statue of San Lorenzo on the main façade and the six statues of Old Testament kings on the façade of the basilica prepare the way for a.

Speeding along the twisting highway, you’ll suddenly be greeted by The Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, sitting on the edge of the small village of El Escorial, Spain. The building is both a monastery and a royal palace, and it dates, astonishingly from San Lorenzo de El Escorial, also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side of the Sierra de Guadarrama, at the foot of Mount Abantos and Las The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial book [], 47 kilometres (29 mi) from is head of the same name judicial party.

The settlement is popularly called El Escorial de The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial book Sierra de Guadarrama. Beyond being a monastery, El Escorial is also a pantheon, a basilica, a convent, a school, a library, and a royal palace. All these functional demands resulted in a doubling of the building's size from the time of its original ect: Juan Bautista de Toledo.

Book | Essential The decoration of the The decoration of the royal basilica of El Escorial book basilica of El Escorial - Rosemarie Mulcahy, Book | Essential | See: Mulcahy R., Chapter 2: 'A matter of iconography: Philip II's rejection of El Greco's Martyrdom of St.

Maurice and the Theban Legion', pp. It served the royal family for their worship; as they lived and held court at El Escorial, the mass in the basilica was an extremely important part of daily life for Philip and his family.

The decoration was carried out by Juan de Herrera, and completed in Located near Madrid, San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an imposing architectural complex that is arguably the most ambitious monument constructed during the Renaissance in uction started in after King Philip II of Spain decided to commission a funerary monument for his father, the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V.

The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is by far the largest monastery in the country. Indeed it is one of the grandest buildings period.

The whole structure of El Escorial is so grandiose that it seems to take up more space than the little town that surrounds it (which is also called El. previously published essays, the book includes rich material on El Escorial and its impact on the cultural life of 16th-century Spain.

Includes a reworking of an important essay on El Escorial and its interpretation as a monument to Divine Wisdom. Santos, Francisco de los. San Lorenzo de El Escorial,k located 50 kilomters from Madrid, receives more visitors than any other place in the Community of Madrid.

To go by car take de N -VI Highway or go by way of the Galapagar Pass on route C There is a bus line providing regular service between Madrid an El Escorial whichFile Size: KB.

The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial was built by Philip II in the 16th century and served as a royal palace, monastery and necropolis for numerous Spanish kings.

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All built following the Renaissance style. The Valley of the Fallen was built to commemorate the combatants who died during the Spanish Civil War. Oct 5, - The Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a historical residence of the King of Spain, in the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of the capital, Madrid, in Spain.

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Basilica. The high light of this huge decorated church is the lavish altarpiece. The chapel houses a superb marble sculpture of the Crucifixion by Cellini. The building of El Escorial. When chief architect Juan Bautista de Toledo died in he was replaced by Juan de Herrera, royal.

Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The library is a room that you must see on your visit to El Escorial. It has a barrel vaulted ceiling with a painted fresco. The library has marble floors and a large selection of books and documents; o The Royal Library of El Escorial. The Royal Pantheon of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

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All built following the Renaissance style. The Valley of the Fallen was built to commemorate the combatants who died during the Spanish Civil War/5(6).

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Symbol of the Spanish power in the 16th century, the site was built to commemorate the victory on the battle of San Quintín. Interior of the royal basilica at El Escorial, Spain - Purchase a framed print of this photo or license the high-resolution image. El Escorial Royal Chapel Interior - I would love to get married here.

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Visit the Basilica of the Valley of the Fallen, carved into the mountain in the Sierra de Madrid, and marvel at the views/5(). Bibliography: El Escorial: Eighth Marvel of the World (Madrid ).

kubler, Building the Escorial (Princeton ). mulcahy, The Decoration of the Royal Basilica of El Escorial (New York ). cable, El Escorial (New York ). l Ó pez serrano, ed., Trazas de Juan de Herrera (Madrid ). Escorial Monastery in the Sierra de Madrid. In a tourist trip to Madridof several days, you can not miss a excursion to El Escorial.

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The Monastery was declared a World Heritage Site. Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial: Royal Palace, Burial Place and a Magnificent Basilica - See 3, traveler reviews, 3, candid photos, and great deals for San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain, at Tripadvisor/5(K).

Panteón Real de El Escorial (photograph by Bocachete/Wikimedia) Every royal family has its ostentatious burial chamber, from Basilique Saint-Denis in Author: Allison Meier. The Royal Monastery of El Escorial is an architectural complex built in the 16th century. Is a ‘must see’ to visit the Hapsburg Royal Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum and the Basilica.

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She is an Honorary Associate of the Hispanic Society of America and an Honorary member of the Royal Hibernian Academy. This royal seat is the most iconic monument of Golden Age's Spain. Created by Philip II, the most powerful king of his period in the second half of the XVI century, El Escorial was the place from which the king ruled over his realms, the first global empire in History Royal Palace, Monastery, Basilica, Royal Pantheon, research centre with its huge Library, everything recals Philip's complex.

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