Paperback. Pub Date :2012-08-28 Pages: 176 Language: English Publisher: Laurence King This richly illustrated book covers 250 years of painting in Spain. opening with art created at the splendid16th-century court of Philip II. before turning to art and patronage in the cities of Toledo. Valencia and Seville. It then returns to Madrid to explore the work at the 17th-century Habsburg court. before introducing the transitions brought by the Bourbon monarchy. Janis Tomlinson traces the myriad influences reflected in the paintings of generations of artists from Sofonisba Anguissola. El Greco. Velzquez. and Zubarn to the unique accomplishment of Francisco Goya.