In 1865 Edouard Manet first saw the great collection of paintings by Velazquez in Madrid's Museo del Prado. Enraptured, he wrote to a friend, "He is the painter of painters ... He has astonished me, he has ravished me." Velazquez, the preeminent Spanish artist of the seventeenth century, continues to enthrall viewers. His sublime works express the very essence of the painter's art--they join an immense intelligence and extraordinary psychological acuity to a matchless technical facility. His images are deeply rooted in the ...

Velazquez 2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780300203264

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Velazquez 1989, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780810939066