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Velázquez - Exhibition catalogue

Velázquez - Exhibition catalogue

Official exhibition catalogue Velázquez - Grand Palais, Galeries nationales from March 25 2015 to july 13 2015.

Born in Seville in 1599, Velázquez is one of the most important figures in the history of art, all styles and periods together. The leader of the Spanish school, official artist to King Philip ...
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Characteristics

Number of pages :
408
Dimensions :
24,5 x 29 cm
Number of illustrations :
335
Museum :
Grand Palais
Size of the book :
Relié PP sans jaquette
EAN :
9782711862214
Reference :
EK196221

Editor

Publication :
Mars 2015
Diffuseur :
1
Distributeur :
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).