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Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (June 6, 1599 - August 6, 1660) was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. He was an individualistic artist of the contemporary baroque period, important as a portrait artist. In addition to numerous renditions of scenes of historical and cultural significance, he painted scores of portraits of the Spanish royal family, other notable European figures, and commoners, culminating in the production of his masterpiece Las Meninas (1656).

From the first quarter of the nineteenth century, Velazquez's artwork was a model for the realist and impressionist painters, in particular Edouard Manet. Since that time, more modern artists, including Spain's Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, as well as the Anglo-Irish painter Francis Bacon, have paid tribute to Velazquez by recreating several of his most famous works. (From Wikipedia)


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Saint Thomas - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Saint Thomas
The Surrender of Breda (detail-4) 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Surrender of Breda (detail-4) 1634-35
Kitchen Scene with the Supper in Emmaus c. 1618 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Kitchen Scene with the Supper in Emmaus c. 1618
The Supper at Emmaus c. 1620 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Supper at Emmaus c. 1620
Sewing woman - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Sewing woman
Luis Gongora y Argote 1622 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Luis Gongora y Argote 1622
Mother Jerónima de la Fuente - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Mother Jerónima de la Fuente
Queen Isabel, Standing 1631-32 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Queen Isabel, Standing 1631-32
The Surrender of Breda 2 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Surrender of Breda 2
Young Man c. 1629 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Young Man c. 1629
The Sculptor Martínez Montañés - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Sculptor Martínez Montañés
The Fable of Arachne - The Spinners (detail) 1657 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Fable of Arachne - The Spinners (detail) 1657
The Dwarf Don Juan Calabazas, called Calabacillas 1637... - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Dwarf Don Juan Calabazas, called Calabacillas 1637...
Three Men at a Table (or Luncheon) - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Three Men at a Table (or Luncheon)
Breakfast c. 1618 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Breakfast c. 1618
A Sibyl - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
A Sibyl
The Christ In The House Of Mary And Mar - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Christ In The House Of Mary And Mar
Philip III on Horseback (detail) 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Philip III on Horseback (detail) 1634-35
Sibyl c. 1632 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Sibyl c. 1632
Miguel Angelo, Barber to the Pope (?) - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Miguel Angelo, Barber to the Pope (?)
The Count-Duke of Olivares on Horseback 1634 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Count-Duke of Olivares on Horseback 1634
Miguel Angelo - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Miguel Angelo
St. Anthony Abbot - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
St. Anthony Abbot
Portrait of a seated jester (Sebastian de Morra) - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait of a seated jester (Sebastian de Morra)
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