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6. SPANISH CULTURE IN THE 16th CENTURY
Spanish culture was influenced by the Counter-Reformation
Felipe II impeded access to its doctrines in the this ways
Spaniards were not allowed to study in other countries
Books printed outside the Peninsula were not allowed into the country
Most famous religious actors
Mystics who wrote about their spiritual experiences
Saint Teresa of Jesus
Saint John of the Cross
Garcilaso de la Vega the most important one
Realistic portrayals of daily life
The tragicomedy of Calisto and Melibea, which is attributed to Fernando de Rojas, and Lazarillo de Tormes
The church and the monarchy used art to spread their ideas and values.
Most important works of art
Harmony and serenity and was influenced by Italian art and Flemish painting
Dominated in the second half of the century.
The most important sculptures in the Classicist style are those by the Italians Leoni Leoni and his son Pompeo Leoni
Alonso Berruguete, who produced works such as The Sacrifice of Isaac and The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian.
Juan de Juni, who produced works such as The Entombment of Christ and The Virgen of Anguish.
Plateresque style was dominated
Examples of decoration
Granada Cathedral by Diego de Siloé
Jaén Cathedral and El Salvador Church in Úbeda, both by Andrés de Vandelvira
The Palace of Carlos V in the Alhambra in Granada by Pedro Machuca
The facade of the Alcázar and the Bisagra Gate, both in Toledo, by Alonso de Covarrubias
Most important ones
Spanish Renaissance paintings are those by Juan de Juanes, such as Ecce Homo and The Last Supper. Their idealism is similar to Raphael's works.