Diego Velazquez

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Style: Baroque;

Place: Seville

Born: 1599

Death: 1660

Nationality: Spain

Biography:

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez[a] (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo βeˈlaθkeθ] baptized 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 individualistic artist of the contemporary Baroque period. In addition to numerous renditio...

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