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Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez


Birth Name: Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

Born: 6 June 1599 Died: 6 August 1660

Country of origin: Spain


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Description: Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (/vəˈlɑːskeɪs, -kəs/;[1] Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo roˈðɾiɣeð ðe ˈsilβa i βeˈlaθkeθ]; baptized June 6, 1599 – August 6, 1660) was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age. 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 ... (more)
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