Broadside with 48 scenes depicting the adventures of the warrior El Cid Campeador (1864)

Dublin Core

Title

Broadside with 48 scenes depicting the adventures of the warrior El Cid Campeador (1864)

Subject

Print image

Description

These series of drawings date to the nineteenth century, and although made far after Rodrigo Diaz’s time, demonstrates the significance of El Cid, or El Campeador, in Spanish culture in modern times. Diaz is a national icon for Spanish heritage and heroism and is still celebrated to this day through art that depicts his numerous adventures.

Creator

José María Marés (Spanish, active ca. 1850–70)

Date

1864

Rights

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Language

Spanish

Coverage

Spain
19th century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Broadside

Physical Dimensions

Sheet: 17 1/8 × 12 3/16 in. (43.5 × 31 cm)

Files

DP875658.jpg

Collection

Citation

José María Marés (Spanish, active ca. 1850–70), “Broadside with 48 scenes depicting the adventures of the warrior El Cid Campeador (1864),” Medieval Hollywood, accessed June 25, 2019, http://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/148.