Tag Archives: Spanish art

The Annunciation by Bartolome Esteban Murillo

I really love this painting. The color is so rich. I also love the color scheme of the Virgin’s outfit, and the fact that she appears to be kneeling in front of an empty basket. The basket is, of course, … Continue reading

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Adoration of the Shepherds Bartolome Esteban Murillo

A Merry Christmas everyone !

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Coronation of the Virgin by Velasquez

I still remember learning that Velasquez was Spain’s most important painter. It seemed strange to me that there was even another painter from Spain, besides Picasso. Since then, I’ve learned to appreciate the artwork of many Spanish painters, including Velasquez … Continue reading

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