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.
Aureliano de Beruete, El Tajo, Toledo, ca 1904