Lecture: Chronology of Spanish Art Continues
Rosemarie Mulcahy, this
year’s Ruth and Clarence Kennedy
Professor in Renaissance Studies, will continue a series
of three spring lectures, on Tuesday, March 10, with a talk
titled “Images of Power & Salvation: Art at the
Court of Philip III of Spain.”
The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. in Graham Hall, Hillyer.
Mulcahy has written and lecture widely on Spanish art. Her
book Philip II of Spain, Patron of the Arts, also
the subject of her first Kennedy lecture,was published in
spring 2004. Her book El Greco to Velázquez: Art
During the Reign of Philip III, was published last year.
Also, Mulcahy compiled the catalogue of Spanish Paintings
in the National Gallery of Ireland.
Mulcahy will conclude
the series on April 17 with a lecture on “Sacred
Realism: Polychromed Sculpture in 17th Century Spain.”
From 1997 to 2003, Mulcahy was Honorary Senior Research
Fellow in the Department of the History of Art at University
College, where she taught seminars on Spanish art. In 2001
she was awarded La Cruz de Oficial de la Orden de Isabel
la Católica for her contribution to the history
of Spanish art.