Spanish School of Painting
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
Taught by Professor Richard Brettell | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
The Louvre's collection of Spanish paintings is small but contains some fine examples that were highly influential on later French painting. Jusepe Ribera's Clubfooted Boy serves as the featured masterpiece for the lecture, leading to a discussion of selected Spanish painters from the deeply religious images of El Greco to the court portraits of Goya.