General View of Toledo from the Cross of the Canons

size(cm): 45x55
Sale priceруб15.200,00 RUB


The painting General View of Toledo from the Cross of the Canons by Jenaro Pérez Villaamil is a 19th century masterpiece that stands out for its impressive representation of the city of Toledo. The artistic style of the work is realism, which means that it is a faithful representation of reality, with great detail in the painting technique.

The composition of the work is very interesting, since it shows a panoramic view of the city, from a high perspective. You can appreciate the majesty of the city, with its historic buildings and its cobbled streets. In addition, the work has a great balance in the composition, which allows the viewer's view to focus on the city and not be distracted by other elements of the painting.

Color is another important aspect of the work, since a palette of warm and soft colors is used, which reflect the sunlight in the city. Brown and ocher tones predominate in the work, giving it an old and nostalgic look.

The history of the painting is very interesting, since it was painted in 1858 commissioned by the Duke of Montpensier, who was the younger brother of Queen Isabella II of Spain. The work was carried out at a time when the city of Toledo was in the process of restoration and renovation, which makes it an important work for the history of the city.

Finally, a little-known aspect of the work is that it was restored in 2012 by the Prado Museum, which made it possible to recover the original colors of the painting and return it to its original splendor. In short, the General View of Toledo from the Cross of the Canons is an essential work for any lover of Spanish art and history.

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