SPANISH RENAISSANCE ART

There are three main ones which are: Architecture, Sculpture and Paintings.

Architecture

The Spanish Reinassance architecture was inspired in Italy model.

There was three main styles: Plateresque, Purist and Herreriano.


-Plateresque (1500-1530)


  • Inside of the buildings keep the gothic art
  • They were using some elements like the coat of arms.


-Purist (1530-1560)


  • They adopted the reinassance elements in the building structure


-Herreriano (1560-1600)


  • The structure of the buildings are simple
  • The roofs are made of slate
  • They do not have decoration in the buidings

Sculpture

  • The sculpture was carved from wood
  • They were very realistics
  • They were Polychrome , this means that they use many colours

Paintings

The most famous Spanish reinassance painting El Greco.

He used a unique style

  • Enlogated figures
  • Strong lights
  • He mostly paintings religious themes