Show More The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline by J.H. Elliott.
Yale, 733 pp., £19.95, August 1986, 0 300 03390 7Show More
Philip IV and the Decoration of the Alcazar of Madrid by Steven Orso.
Princeton, 227 pp., £36.70, July 1986, 0 691 04036 2Show More
“... of the Count-Duke’, and drew attention to many iconographic details which support their case. Steven Orso’s study of the Alcazar of Madrid may be seen as a companion piece to Brown and Elliott. The author, a pupil of Brown’s, faced similar difficulties in attempting an imaginary reconstruction of a lost palace (destroyed by fire in the 18th ...”