The exhibition catalogue for El Greco's offers a renewed look at El Greco's famous rendering of Pentecost for the altarpiece of the Colegio for Doña María de Áragon in Madrid Through and array of interdisciplinary scholarship in the area of history, art history, religion and restoration, this publication profiles the role of the painting and it's artist by examining the soci-cultural environment of the age. Contributors to the richly illustrated volume include Dr. Leticia Ruiz Gómez and Mr. Rafael Alonso of the Prado Museum, Dr. Richard L. Kagan of the Johns Hopkins University, and Dr. Hilarie Kalendorf of Texas A&M University
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Book Description Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University / Museo Nacional del Prado, Dallas, Texas; Madrid, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: NF. Green cloth boards, color illustrated dust jacket. 127 pp. 53 color illustrations. In English and Spanish. From the jacket: Painted between 1596 and 1600, Pentecost is believed to have been part of a massive altarpiece created for the Colegio de Doña María de Aragón, an Augustinian seminary in Madrid. Featuring graceful, elongated figures in muted blues and grays, the style is characteristic of El Greco. Essays featured include: "El Greco in Toledo: the Artist's Clientele" by Dr. Richard Kagan. "Pentecost in the Altarpiece of the Colegio de Doña María de Aragón: The Synthesis of El Greco's Final Style" by Dr. Leticia Ruiz Gómez. "Flaming Tongues: Valences of Pentecost in Early Modern Spain" by Dr. Hilaire Kallendorf. "El Greco's Painting Technique: The Restoration of Pentecost" by Rafael Alonso Alonso. Bookseller Inventory # 130514
Book Description Meadows Museum, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001060226