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Count-Duke of Olivares

J.H Elliott

Count-Duke of Olivares

the statesman in an age of decline.

by J.H Elliott

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Published by Yale University in London .
Written in English


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() Paperback at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(7). Count-Duke of Olivares. Conde-Duque de Olivares (Count-duke of Olivares), Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimental (b.Rome, d. Toro, Spain), prime minister () and court favourite (valido) of King Philip IV of Spain.

He attempted to impose a strong centralizing policy and eventually provoked rebellion and his own fall. Early life. Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimental, count-duke de Olivares, prime minister (–43) and court favourite (valido) of King Philip IV of Spain. He attempted to impose a strong centralizing policy and eventually provoked rebellion and his own fall.

Olivares’s father, Enrique de Guzmán, was the Spanish. A masterful biography of Don Count-Duke of Olivares book de Guzmán, Count Duke of Olivares—righthand advisor to Spain’s Philip IV, archrival of Cardinal Richelieu, and a central figure in seventeenth-century Europe.

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Along with Philip IV and Velázquez, the third name intimately associated with the Buen Retiro Palace is Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares ().

When Philip IV took the throne in he was only sixteen years old, and he delegated a considerable part of his work as ruler to Olivares, who was then thirty-four and had proved to be a very skilled politician with an extraordinary.

Wiley’s Equestrian Portrait of the Count-Duke Olivares was originally part of the artist’s “Rumors of War” show, an exhibition consisting of four grand equestrian portraits modeled on seventeenth- and nineteenth-century military-themed canvases. Wiley based this particular image on a Diego Velázquez painting of the same title hanging.

A masterful biography of Don Gaspar de Guzmán, Count Duke of Olivares—righthand advisor to Spain’s Philip IV, archrival of Cardinal Richelieu, and a central figure in seventeenth-century Europe. Written by the eminent historian J. Elliott and based on many original sources, this elegant book is a landmark in the study of a man and an : $ More editions of Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline: The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline: ISBN () Softcover, Yale University Press, ; Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline: ISBN ().

The Count-Duke of Olivares: the statesman in an age of decline by J. H Elliott (Book) El Conde-Duque de Olivares; la pasión de mandar by Gregorio Marañón (Book). Get this from a library. The Count-Duke of Olivares: the statesman in an age of decline. [J H Elliott] -- "Don Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel Ribera y Velasco de Tovar, Count of Olivares and Duke of San Lúcar la Mayor (Spanish: Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, conde.

Velazquez’s Count-Duke Olivares on Horseback (c) Even though Velazquez's portrait is recognized as a masterpiece of art, conventional explanations are political. 1 The Count-Duke of Olivares was from Seville like Velazquez and was named the king's "prime minister" in Cardinal Richelieu is one of the best known and most studied statesmen in European history; his Spanish contemporary and rival, the Count-Duke of Olivares, one of the least known.

The contrasting historical fortunes of the two men reflect the outcome of the great struggle in seventeenth-century Europe between France and Spain: the triumph of France assured the fame of Richelieu, while Spain's 1/5(1).

Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count-Duke of Olivares () was the principal minister and favourite of Philip IV of Spain, and for two decades he guided the destiny of the country that was still the greatest power in the : A masterful biography of Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count Duke of Olivares--righthand advisor to Spain's Philip IV, archrival of Cardinal Richelieu, and a central figure in seventeenth-century Europe.

Written by the eminent historian J. Elliott and based on many original sources, this elegant book is a landmark in the study of a man and an age.

In the Middle Ages, it was linked to the concept of the Christian knight. By the seventeenth century, when Velázquez painted this portrait of Don Gaspar de Guzmán (–), the Count-Duke of Olivares, sitting astride a horse, the equestrian portrait had come to convey other messages as well.

Count-Duke of Olivares by J. Elliott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(53). Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, on Horseback (Spanish: Gaspar de Guzmán, conde-duque de Olivares, a caballo) is an oil on canvas painting by Spanish painter Diego Velázquez, made around the year It has been in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since its inauguration in Artist: Diego Velázquez.

Count Duke of Olivares was painted by Velazquez on several occasions, including a full length portrait in at the time that he had held power for only three years. Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares Don Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel Ribera y Velasco de Tovar, Count of Olivares and Duke of San Lúcar la Mayor, Grandee of Spain (January 6, J ), was a Spanish royal favorite of Philip IV and minister.

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Following the entry of France into the Thirty Years War inCount-Duke Olivares sent thousands of Castilian troops to strengthen the Catalan border with France against the forces of Louis XIII.

The Castilians behaved like invaders and forcibly took over complete villages in Northern Catalonia and turned them into barracks.

Media in category "Count-Duke of Olivares by Velázquez" The following 17 files are in this category, out of 17 total.

× 1,; 79 KB. The Count-Duke of Olivares on Horseback Oil on canvas, x cm Museo del Prado, Madrid: Philip IV succeeded his father, Philip III of Spain, inand, for the first 22 years of his reign, Philip's valido, or chief minister, was the Conde-Duque de Olivares, who took the spread of the Thirty Years' War as an opportunity not only for resuming hostilities against the Dutch at the end.

What mistaken belief did the Count-Duke of Olivares hold that brought disaster to Spain. Spain must return to the imperial tradition of the 16th century in order to solve it's economic and political difficulties. An indispensable book."—Pam Gems, The Listener "[Cobb is] the supreme master of the archival sources of the Revolution Cobb make[s] a vivid analysis of the fears, aspirations and motivation of the sans-culotte movement."—John McManners, History Today.

- Kehinde Wiley, Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares, Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and.

Don Gaspar de Guzman, Duke of San Lucar, known as the Count-Duke of Olivares (), ca. between and The Count-Duke of Olivares 作者: John H. Elliott 出版社: Yale University Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Olivares appears in Maino's Recapture of Bahia,13 but an equestrian portrait of Olivares was not part of the programme and indeed could not be fitted in, despite the Count-Duke's ambition, and his close association wit~h the King and the Prince in other official imagery It seems likely, however, that the thought given by Olivares.

OLIVARES, GASPAR DE GUZM Á N Y PIMENTEL, COUNT OF ( – ). OLIVARES, GASPAR DE GUZM Á N Y PIMENTEL, COUNT OF ( – ), Spanish statesman.

Olivares (Gaspar de Guzm á n y Pimentel, third count of Olivares), who became the principal minister of Philip IV ( – ) of Spain, was born on 6 January in Rome, where his father, the second count, was ambassador to. ‘Count duke of Olivares’ was created in c by Diego Velazquez in Baroque style.

Find more prominent pieces of portrait at – best visual art database. istration under the Count-Duke of Olivares attempted to reward and woo supporters by granting habits within the Military Orders, political clout as well as money became a central determining factor in who received honors, with actual ancestry having little to do with the result.

PDF | On Oct 1,R. Stradling and others published J. Elliott, "The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Stateman in an Age of Decline" (Book Review) | Find, read and cite all the research you. Count-Duke of Olivares by Velázquez‎ (4 C, 17 F) Media in category "Conde-Duque de Olivares" The following 16 files are in this category, out of 16 y of citizenship: Spain.

The count-duke became, and for long remained, in the opinion of his countrymen, the accepted model of a grasping and incapable favourite. (Rare book) Views. Olivares approached the problem of domestic policy through the prism of foreign affairs.

Spain in the early 17th century was a collection of possessions – the kingdoms of Castile.Northern prints such as this provided the visual model for many of Murillo’s portraits and their framing devices. The portrait of the Count-Duke of Olivares, King Philip IV’s minister and one of the most powerful men in Spain, is based on an image by Velázquez, while the framing elements were designed by Rubens.

Palm branches, torches, and trumpets herald the sitter’s fame.In his book, Olivares and Richelieu (Cambridge University Press, ), Elliott compares the figures that practically ruled over two of the strongest, most influential empires in the world (at their time), France and Spain.

Richelieu as the Cardinal, prime minister to the king Luis XIII and his friend-rival-foe Count-Duke of Olivares, valido of the king.