Painter to the king

Painter to the king amy sackville

This is a portrait of Diego Velázquez, from his arrival at the court of King Philip IV of Spain, to his death 38 years and scores of paintings later. It is a portrait of a relationship that is not quite a friendship, between an artist and his subject. It is a portrait of a ruler, always on duty, and increasingly burdened by a life of public expectation and repeated private grief. And it is a portrait of a court collapsing under the weight of its own excess.

Unfolding through series of masterly set-pieces and glancing sketches, this is a novel of brilliance, imagination and sheer style -- about what is shown and what is seen, about art and life.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781783783922
Uitgever
Granta
Druk
1e
Datum
15-04-2019
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
336 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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