Praising the queen: The decorations of the royal exequies for Isabella of Bourbon

Orso, Steven N.
March 1990
Art Bulletin;Mar1990, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
Examines the characterization of Isabella of Bourbon, queen of Spain, in temporary decorations created for royal exequies celebrated in her honor by her husband Philip IV, at the church of San Jeronimo in Madrid, Spain in 1644. Characterizations of Spanish Habsburg queens; Presentation of Isabella as an active sovereign; Isabella's activities as governor of Castile from 1642 until her death.


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