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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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The smithy of volcano - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The smithy of volcano
Don Diego de Acedo (El Primo) c. 1645 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Diego de Acedo (El Primo) c. 1645
The Surrender of Breda (detail-2) 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Surrender of Breda (detail-2) 1634-35
Prince Baltasar Carlos with the Count-Duke of Olivares... - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Prince Baltasar Carlos with the Count-Duke of Olivares...
Infanta Margarita - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta Margarita
Infanta Dona Maria, Queen of Hungary 1630 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta Dona Maria, Queen of Hungary 1630
Portrait of a Man c. 1649 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait of a Man c. 1649
Equestrian Portrait Of Philip IV - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Equestrian Portrait Of Philip IV
Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena
Queen Mariana I - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Queen Mariana I
Infanta María Teresa 1651-52 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta María Teresa 1651-52
Infanta Margarita (detail) c. 1654 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta Margarita (detail) c. 1654
Philip IV c. 1655 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Philip IV c. 1655
Philip IV on Horseback (detail) 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Philip IV on Horseback (detail) 1634-35
The Surrender of Breda (detail-3) 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Surrender of Breda (detail-3) 1634-35
Queen Mariana - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Queen Mariana
King Philip IV as a Huntsman 1634-35 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
King Philip IV as a Huntsman 1634-35
St John the Evangelist at Patmos c. 1618 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
St John the Evangelist at Patmos c. 1618
A Young Man (detail) 1623-24 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
A Young Man (detail) 1623-24
Buffoon Barbarroja - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Buffoon Barbarroja
Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Oliveres and Duke of... - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Oliveres and Duke of...
Philip IV in Armour - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Philip IV in Armour
Saint Paul I - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Saint Paul I
Court jester with a dog - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Court jester with a dog
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