Velazquez, Diego

(Rodriguez e Silva Y) (6/6/1599 Seville-8/7/1660 Madrid) (Spain); aka Silva y Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez de
   Baroque painter and portraitist. One of the most important Spanish artist of the 17th century. Trained under Francisco de Herrera and Francisco Pacheco. Became the court artist of Philip IV. Best known for his royal portraits.
   Reproductions: Rok- eby Venus; c1655; Webb, 1975: p. 134 .
   [b]Source: Benezit, vol. 14: pp. 100-103; DoA vol. 32: pp. 125-36.

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  • Velazquez, Diego — (1599 1660)    The most important Baroque master in Spain. Velázquez was born in Seville to a family from the lesser nobility. He studied under Francisco Pacheco, marrying his daughter in 1618. Pacheco was not a talented painter, but he was… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Velázquez, Diego — ► (1465 1524) Conquistador español. Acompañó a Cristóbal Colón en su segundo viaje (1493) y, en 1511, fue encargado por Diego Colón de someter la isla de Cuba; en la misma fundó varias poblaciones (La Habana, Santiago y Matanzas, entre otras) …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Velázquez, Diego (Rodríguez de Silva) — (bautizado el 6 de junio, 1599, Sevilla, España–6 ago. 1660, Madrid). Pintor español. Fue aprendiz de Francisco Herrera el Viejo antes de formarse con Francisco Pacheco. Sus obras iniciales fueron en su mayoría religiosas o escenas de género.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y — ► (1599 1660) Pintor español. La trayectoria de Velázquez, después de las obras de aprendizaje (esp. bodegones), siguió la línea de La adoración de los reyes (1621?), Los borrachos (1628), La fragua de Vulcano (1632?), La rendición de Breda (1632 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Velázquez, Diego Rodríguezde Silva y — Ve·láz·quez (və läsʹkĕs, bĕ läthʹkĕth), Diego Rodríguez de Silva y. 1599 1660. Spanish painter whose works, including portraits, notably of Pope Innocent X (1650), historical scenes, such as The Surrender of Breda (1635), still lifes, and genre… …   Universalium

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  • Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez —     Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez     Spanish painter, b. at Seville 5 June, 1599 (the certificate of baptism is dated 6 June); d. at Madrid, 7 August, 1660. His father,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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