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Diego de Silva VELAZQUEZ

1590-1660


 

 

Born in Seville he became Court Painter for the Court of Madrid. The King, Phillip declared that only Velasquez should paint his portrait. His style changed considerably later after he traveled in Italy and absorbed the influence of the Venetian masters.


Related Artists include: Goya, El Greco, Kirchner, Rubens, Titian, Zurbaran/


KEY WORKS
Las Meninas - The PRADO - Madrid
Christ on the Cross
Francisco Lezcano
The Forge of Vulcan
Still Life with Oranges
The Surrender of Breda
1643-1635: The PRADO - Madrid
The Rokeby Venus c1649: NATIONAL GALLERY -in London
Pope Innocent X 1650: Doria Pamphilj Gallery Rome
Las Meninas c1656: The PRADO - Madrid
Cardinal Don Ferdinand of Austria The PRADO - Madrid
The Infanta Maria Teresa KUNSTHISTORISCHE MUSEUM - Vienna 
The Moorish Kitchen Maid National Gallery Edinburgh
Count Olivares The Hermitage St Petersburg
The Infante Balthasar Carlos Wallace Collection London
The Painter Juan de Pareja
- The METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of ART - New York
Equestrian Portrait of Baltasar Carlos c1635 -The PRADO - Madrid
Adoration of the Magi 1619 - The PRADO - Madrid
The Triumph of Bacchus c1629 - TThe PRADO - Madrid
Venus before her Mirror 1651 - NATIONAL GALLERY -in London
Apolo in Vulcans Forge c1630 - The PRADO - Madrid
Surrender of Breda c1635 - The PRADO - Madrid
The Family of Philip 1V 1656 - The PRADO - Madrid
Portrait of a Dwarf at Court c1644 - The PRADO - Madridrid
The Water Seller of Seville c1621 - Fondzione Contini Bonacossi Florence
Pope Innocent X 1650 - Galleria Doria Pamphilj Rome
The Tapestry Weavers c1659 - The PRADO - Madrid


Las Meninas

L'infante Marguerite
LOUVRE - Paris

 
Toilet of Venus (the Rokeby Venus)
1650
original is oil on canvas and in the
NATIONAL GALLERY -in London
Diego Velázquez

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