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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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Head of a Young Man in Profile - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Head of a Young Man in Profile
Count-duke of Olivares - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Count-duke of Olivares
Don Balthasar Carlos c. 1640 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Balthasar Carlos c. 1640
The Buffoon Juan De Austria - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Buffoon Juan De Austria
Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares and Duke of... - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares and Duke of...
Prince Baltasar Carlos as Hunter (detail) 1635-36 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Prince Baltasar Carlos as Hunter (detail) 1635-36
Portrait Of A Man With A Goatee - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait Of A Man With A Goatee
Prince Baltasar Carlos - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Prince Baltasar Carlos
Infanta Maria Teresa II - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta Maria Teresa II
Francisco Bandres De Abarca - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Francisco Bandres De Abarca
Don Cristobal Suarez De Ribera - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Cristobal Suarez De Ribera
Infanta Margarita - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Infanta Margarita
Portrait of Mariana of Austria, Queen of Spain - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait of Mariana of Austria, Queen of Spain
Don Pedro de Barberana Y Aparrequi - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Pedro de Barberana Y Aparrequi
Court jester with a dog - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Court jester with a dog
Prince Baltasar Carlos with a Dwarf (detail) 1631 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Prince Baltasar Carlos with a Dwarf (detail) 1631
Portrait Of A Young Man - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait Of A Young Man
The Buffoon Pablo de Valladolid 1636-37 - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Buffoon Pablo de Valladolid 1636-37
Philip IV in Armour - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Philip IV in Armour
Don Diego de Corral y Arellano - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Diego de Corral y Arellano
The Buffoon Don Cristobal de Castaneda y Pernia (detail)... - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
The Buffoon Don Cristobal de Castaneda y Pernia (detail)...
Don Juan Francisco Pimentel - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Don Juan Francisco Pimentel
Prince Philip Prosper Son of Philip IV - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Prince Philip Prosper Son of Philip IV
Portrait [detail] - Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez - www.diegovelazquez.org
Portrait [detail]
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