National Gallery, London: A Private View - Spanish Art: El Greco to Goya (1560-1830) (1991)

Genres - History, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - World History  |   Run Time - 28 min.  |  
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National Gallery, London: A Private View: Spanish Art: El Greco to Goya highlights famous Spanish painters as part of the continuing series of National Gallery films about the development of European painting. The works of El Greco presented a unique view of religious subject matter, and Velázquez addressed the more common topics of daily life. The art of Goya brought a new depth to figure painting as he had an ability to depict a more personal observation of his subjects. Realism and drama were hallmarks of Spanish art, and Gallery examples include works by Murillo and Zurbarán.