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Record NGA4/2/2/2

Archive reference number NGA4/2/2/2
Title

Complete draft of 'Spanish Painting' by H Isherwood Kay

Date 1936-1937
Description

Complete typescript draft including an introductory note (Dec 1937) explaining that the publication of the book was prevented in 1936 by the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War and that in the interval since 1937 further research had been incorporated into the book. The books was never published. The sequence of chapters is as follows: I Introduction; II Romanesque Painting (i. The Cultural Sources: Christianity and Byzantium, ii. Wall Paintings, iii. Altar Frontals and Canopies); III The Earlier Primitives (i. Romanesque into Gothic, ii. Catalonia and Aragon, iii. Valencia, iv. Castile, v. Andalusia); IV The Later Primitives (i. Dalmau and Jacomard of Valencia, ii. Huguet and the Vergós Family of Barcelona, iii. Flemish Domination in Castile, iv. Master Alfonso and Bartolomé Bermejo, v. The Spread of Oil Painting); V The Prelude to the Modern Era; VI The Modern Era (i. A Surfeit of Mannerism, ii. Portraiture: Mor, Sánchez Coello and Pantoja, iii. Italians at the Escorial); VII El Greco (i. Origins and Training, ii. Emigration to Spain, iii. Toledo, iv. Landscapes and Portraits); VIII The Seventeenth Century (i. Ribalta and the Decline of the School of Valencia, ii. Ribera); IX The Seventeenth Century in Seville (i. Roelas, Herrera and Pacheco, ii. Francisco de Zurbarán, iii. Alonso Cano, iv. Bartolomé Esteban de Murillo, v. The Backwash of Murillo; vi. Juan de Valdes Leal); X Tristán, Maino, and the Earlier School of Madrid; XI Velázquez (i. Origins, ii. Seville, iii. The First Madrid Period, iv. The First Visit to Italy, v. The Second Madrid Period, vi. The Second Visit to Italy and the Last Years in Madrid); XII The Official Successors to Velázquez (i. J B M del Mazo, ii. Juan Carreño); XIII The Later School of Madrid; XIV Interregnum; XV Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (i. Introduction, ii. Frescos and Tapestry Cartoons, iii. Religious Paintings, iv. Early Portraits, v. Court Portraits, vi Later Portraits, vii, Satires and Fantasies); XVI The Nineteenth Century; Bibliography.

Record type File
Alternative reference numbers NG36/81

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