Diego Velazquez

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Style: Baroque;

Place: Seville

Born: 1599

Death: 1660

Nationality: Spain

Biography:

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (/vəˈlɑːskeɪs, -kəs/ also UK: /vɪˈlæskwɪz/ and US: /vəˈlɑːskɛs, -kwɛs/ Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo roˈðɾiɣeθ ðe ˈsilβa i βeˈlaθkeθ] baptized on June 6, 1599 – August 6, 1660) was a Spanish painter, 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...

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