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Tormo y Monzó, Elías

    Full Name: Tormo y Monzó, Elías

    Other Names:

    • Elias Tormo

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1869

    Date Died: 1954

    Home Country/ies: Spain

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre), sculpture (visual works), and Spanish (culture or style)

    Career(s): educators


    Chair in art history at the University of Madrid; Minister of Public Instruction; his Monastery of Guadalupe was chosen for English translation by the Hispanic Society of America for their series Art in Spain. Tomro was among the first generation of professional Spanish art historians (Bazin), whose ranks included.

    Selected Bibliography

    The Monastery of Guadalupe. Art in Spain, [published] under the Patronage of the Hispanic Society of America. Barcelona: Hijos de J. Thomas, 1923.


    Bazin, Germain. Histoire de l’histoire de l’art; de Vasari à nos jours. Paris: Albin Michel, 1986 p. 441.


    "Tormo y Monzó, Elías." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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