Nov 23, 2010

Valdes Leal: Secret History of Art Podcast

Juan de Valdés Leal 
“In Ictu Oculi” & “Finis Gloriae Mundi”
This week's podcast examines a macabre pair of paintings found in Seville, "In Ictu Oculi" and "Finis Gloriae Mundi" by Juan de Valdes Leal.  Learn why coffin-carrying skeletons and decomposing bishops in open tombs makes for comforting hospital decoration.