Lecture: Aureliano de Beruete: The Impressionist Landscape and Castile

Lecturer: Pilar de Miguel Egea, Professor of Art History, Modern and Contemporary Art, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Subject: Aureliano de Beruete: The Impressionist Landscape and Castile
When: April 30, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Meadows Museum at SMU, 5900 Bishop Blvd. 214.768.2516

Discover how Aureliano de Beruete (1845-1912) was influenced by his contemporaries Martín Rico and Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida, the French Impressionists, as well as his enthusiasm and appreciation for Diego Velázquez. Professor de Miguel Egea will also examine how Beruete was able to travel extensively, experience first-hand the work of his European contemporaries, and freely paint subjects that interested him, such as old Castilian cities and their surrounding landscapes.

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Aureliano de Beruete, El Tajo, Toledo, ca 1904

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