This work retraces Velzquezs career through his masterworks and journeys, while simultaneously setting the royal and artistic background of 17th century Spain.From his beginnings at Pachecos workshop to his last years as court painter, this ambitious artist painted the most influential characters of his times and remodelled the majestic castles of Spain.Unforgettable, for his career as well as for his breathtaking technique, Velzquez offers us an impressive portrait gallery. More than a monography, the writings of the ...

Velazquez and His Times 2007, Parkstone Press

ISBN-13: 9781859950524