Tag: Spanish Painter

The Parasol by Francisco de Goya

The Parasol by Francisco de Goya

Contents for The Parasol painting by Goya include:

  • Trapped lady and free servant
  • Greenery versus greys
  • Color and the duty in the Spanish royal court
  • Six tiny, hopeful, leaves

Two Women at a Window by Bartolomé Murillo

Two Women at a Window by Bartolomé Murillo

Concerning Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s painting Two Women at a Window:

How a painting from the 1600s still feels fresh and fun.
Symbolic shutters and borders in Two Women at a Window.
A charming bond between knowing servant and naive girl.

Girl Before a Mirror by Pablo Picasso

Girl Before a Mirror by Pablo Picasso

What the painting Girl Before a Mirror by Pablo Picasso is all about:

Time and growing old in Girl Before a Mirror.
Picasso’s lover Marie-Thérèse Walter.
Duos like day and night or the sun and moon.

The Colossus Painting by Francisco de Goya

The Colossus Painting by Francisco de Goya

Francisco de Goya painted The Colossus during Napoleon’s siege of Spain. So, many think El Gigante is the incompetent Fernando VII of Spain or Napolean. These were the major players wreaking devastation on Spain at the time of this work. Also Fernando and Napolean both had colossal egos.

Las Meninas By Diego Velázquez

Las Meninas By Diego Velázquez

The iconic Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez gives us an intimate perspective on a secret world. This portrait of Spain’s King Philip IV reveals the inner court with resonant details.

WaterColor by Antonio

WaterColor by Antonio

WaterColor by Antonio lifts and lightens bodies with his work. There’s profound depth as well. That’s because strong lines and archetypal themes ground the work.