Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado, by Thomas J. Loughman (Editor)

Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado, by Thomas J. Loughman (Editor)

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Handsomely designed and produced, this stunning book highlights sensual paintings from the Spanish royal collections of the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid.

This superb selection of twenty-eight paintings includes works by Jan Breughel, Guercino, Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, and Diego Velázquez. Included is Titian’s Reclining Venus with Cupid and a Musician, and several works by Rubens.

Contains very good commentary essays including a contemporary response to understanding the nude in Renaissance and Baroque painting by Jill Burke.

Published by Yale University Press.