Art & Design
Diego Velázquez 1599-1660
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
"'Velázquez Portraits: Truth in Painting' is a small show that packs a big punch."—
The Art Newspaper
The exhibition has been extended through March 14. Plan your visit today.
A proposal on attribution: Jonathan Brown on Velázquez portraits at the Metropolitan
The art historian suggests that Velázquez's former slave may have painted…
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez 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.
August 6, 1660,
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"If I were alone in the National Gallery with two strong men and a screwdriver…"
Brian Sewell on the painting by Velázquez that he loved most
The art critic has died, aged 84.