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Velázquez

or Ve·lás·quez

[vuh-lahs-keys, -kuh s; Spanish be-lahth-keth]
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noun
  1. Die·go Ro·drí·guez de Sil·va y [dye-gaw raw-three-geth th e seel-vah ee] /ˈdyɛ gɔ rɔˈðri gɛθ ðɛ ˈsil vɑ i/, 1599–1660, Spanish painter.
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  • Velazquez and Rembrandt never did anything so acutely life-like.

    Franz Hals

    Edgcumbe Staley

  • But p. 152even in the presence of these masters we seek Velazquez.

    Things seen in Spain

    C. Gasquoine Hartley

  • In Velazquez, Spanish painting gained its crown of achievement.

    Things seen in Spain

    C. Gasquoine Hartley

  • Velazquez portrait of himself is in the Capitoline Museum in the city.

    Old Continental Towns

    Walter M. Gallichan

  • This painter and cleric is chiefly remembered as the teacher of Velazquez.

    Old Continental Towns

    Walter M. Gallichan


British Dictionary definitions for velazquez

Velázquez

Velsquez (Spanish beˈlaskɛθ)

noun
  1. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (ˈdjeɣo rɔˈðriɣɛθ de ˈsilβa i). 1599–1660, Spanish painter, remarkable for the realism of his portraits, esp those of Philip IV of Spain and the royal household
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