Gudiol, José

Full Name: 
Gudiol, José
Other Names: 
José Gudiol Ricart
Year Born: 
1904
Year Died: 
1985
Home Country: 
Spain
Overview: 
Historian of Spanish art. Two important works appeared by him in 1948; he and José Pijoán issued their Las pinturas murales románicas de Cataluña and he and Juan Antonio Gaya Nuño published their Arquitectura y escultura románicas, the latter for the important Ars Hispaniae series. Gudiol introduced the Spanish symbologist Juan Cirlot to Gothic art. 1985 saw the death of three emenent Spanish-subject art historians, Harold Wethy, Enrique Lafuente Ferrari and Gudiol.
Selected Bibliography: 
Goya. 4 vols. Barcelona, 1970; and Pijoán, José. Las pinturas murales románicas de Cataluña. Barcelona: Alpha 1948; and Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio. Arquitectura y escultura románicas. Madrid: Editorial Plus-Ultra 1948.
Sources: 
Bazin, Germain. Histoire de l'histoire de l'art; de Vasari à nos jours. Paris: Albin Michel, 1986 p. 443; Archivo Espanol de Arte 58 (October/December 1985): 466-467.