Painter of Environments; Diego Velasquez

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DIEGO VELÁZQUEZ (1599-1660) – Along with Rembrandt, one of the summits of Baroque painting. However dissimilar to the Dutch craftsman, the Sevillan painter spent the greater part of his life in the agreeable yet inflexible mistress society. In any case, Velázquez was a trailblazer, a “painter of environments” two centuries prior to Turner and the Impressionists, which it is demonstrated in his giant ‘imperial depictions’ (“Meninas”, “The Forge of Vulcan”), additionally in his little and important portrayals of the Villa Medici.

          Painted by Diego Velázquez

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