TITLE

Velazquez's Las Hilanderas: A New Interpretation

AUTHOR(S)
Kahr, Madlyn Millner
PUB. DATE
September 1980
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep80, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p376
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an interpretation of 'Las Hilanderas,' a painting by Diego Velazquez. Relationship of composition and the meaning of 'Las Meninas' to the Antwerp tradition of gallery pictures in Belgium; Allusion in the background of the painting; Relation of the painting to the engraving of 'Lucretia Spinning with Her Maids,' designed by Dutch artist Hendrick Goltzius in 1578; Influence of the fable of Arachne on the painting.
ACCESSION #
5305216

 

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