Velázquez

or Ve·lás·quez

[vuh-lahs-keys, -kuh s; Spanish be-lahth-keth]
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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Contemporary Examples of velazquez

  • She owned original artworks by Rembrandt, Velazquez and Titian.

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    Adiós to the Diva Duchess

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    November 20, 2014

  • The mise en abyme of "Las Meninas" is dug a bit deeper thanks to Hannah, as he gets in the way of Velazquez.

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    Reflecting on Genius

    Blake Gopnik

    October 18, 2013

  • The Daily Pic: Adad Hannah mirrrors the mirroring that happens in Velazquez.

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    Reflecting on Genius

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    October 18, 2013

Historical Examples of velazquez

  • 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.

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    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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