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Peter Burke, 21 May 1987

The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline 
by J.H. Elliott.
Yale, 733 pp., £19.95, August 1986, 0 300 03390 7
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Philip IV and the Decoration of the Alcazar of Madrid 
by Steven Orso.
Princeton, 227 pp., £36.70, July 1986, 0 691 04036 2
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... of the Count-Duke’, and drew attention to many iconographic details which support their case. Steven Orso’s study of the Alcazar of Madrid may be seen as a companion piece to Brown and Elliott. The author, a pupil of Brown’s, faced similar difficulties in attempting an imaginary reconstruction of a lost palace (destroyed by fire in the 18th ...

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