Diego Velázquez

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Date of death
1660-08-06
Date of birth
1599-06-06
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Művészek

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Velázquez, Diego
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Visual Artist

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KWTopic

Connections to
titian influenced velazquez (Titian, influenced)
Has sentences
In September 1611 Diego Velázquez was formally apprenticed to Francisco Pacheco, a Madrid painter. (Details)
Pacheco admired the work of Raphael and Titian, and taught Velázquez to learn about art by copying from antique sculptures. (Details)
Two years later Velázquez passed tests as a "Master painter of religious images, and in oils and everything related," which allowed him to paint professionally in Seville, to set up shop and to take assistants and apprentices. (Details)
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Assessment
Velázquez was the foremost Spanish painter of his time. He developed a technique of modeling faces using color only, not light and shade (adding white or black), that few artists have been able to master. His work influenced generations of artists, and d
Category
fine arts and crafts
Disciplines
painter
Connections from
velazquez a pal was peter paul rubens (Peter Paul Rubens)
velazquez influenced gian lorenzo bernini (influenced, Gian Lorenzo Bernini)
 

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Person

Place of birth
Gender
Spouse (or domestic partner)
Juana Pacheco (Marriage)
Parents
Jerónima Velázquez
João Rodrigues da Silva
Children
Ignacia de Silva Velazquez y Pacheco
Francisca de Silva Velázquez y Pacheco
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