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Francisco de Rioja- Silva I

Silva I A painter who wanted to paint the figure of Apollo on a laurel wood panel. I wetted my brush with colour in vain to flesh out, O Phoebus, your figure on a laurel panel: Oh, the colours obey … Continue reading

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Juan de Jaureguí- Dialogue Part II

ESCULTURA: Painting, you don’t convince me with all that talk of your greatness; as those men you are talking about will be dead in two days, them and their works. You can think of his fame as complete whose foundation … Continue reading

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