Velázquez - Découvertes Gallimard Hors-série

Velázquez - Découvertes Gallimard Hors-série

FRENCH LANGUAGE

In the Seville of the Golden Age, a young painter, Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), is captivated by his naturalist talent. At the age of 24, he became the official portraitist of King Philip IV and his family, a position he held for over thirty years.
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
12,7 x 17,7 x 1 cm
Art movement :
Spanish paintings
Artist :
Diego Velázquez (1599-1660)
EAN :
9782070148509
Size of the book :
Others
Reference :
GK196290

Editor

Diffusor :
FLAMMARION SA
Distributor :
FLAMMARION SA

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The artist

Diego Velázquez (1599-1660)

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez is a Spanish Baroque painter. He is particularly known for his naturalistic paintings, and his mastery of the chiaroscuro technique. As a court painter, he has produced numerous portraits of the Spanish royal family, court people and decorative paintings for royal apartments over the course of his career. His most famous works are Les Menines (Las Meninas) and Les Fileuses (Las Hilanderas).