Diego Velazquez. By: Dylan Dunn And Daishalys Colon. Diego Velazquez. Diego Velázquez was born June 6, 1599 in Seville, Spain. At a young age of 11, he began a 6 year apprenticeship with a local painter named Francisco Pacheco.
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By: Dylan Dunn
Diego Velázquez was born June 6, 1599 in Seville, Spain.
At a young age of 11, he began a 6 year apprenticeship with a local painter named Francisco Pacheco.
Diego’s early paintings were traditional religious themes, but he also became influenced by the naturalism of Italian painter named Caravaggio.
Diego set up his own studio after completing his apprenticeship in 1617. A year later, he married Pacheco's daughter, Juana
By 1621, the couple had two daughters
In 1622, Velázquez moved to Madrid
Thanks to Diego’s father-in-law's connections, he earned the chance to paint a portrait of the powerful Count-Duke of Olivares.
The count-duke then recommended Velázquez's services to King Philip IV; the young king of Spain decided that no one else would paint him and appointed Diego as one of his court painters
This Christ painting was done with oil paintings on canvas.
The year Diego painted this painting was around the time 1628-1629
The Christ painting used normal standard straight colors of brown, red, white, grey, and yellow
Down at the bottom of the painting you can see whips, also on Christ there is blood on his legs and on his“underwear”
The mood of this painting is sad because the Guardian Angel, the Christian Soul, personified as a kneeling child, contemplates the suffering of Christ
Christ was being tormented by being tied up, and getting whipped
Diego painted this “Coronation of the Virgin” in 1641-1644
Diego painted this in Museo Del Prado, Madrid, Spain
The painting was painted with oils on a canvas
The mood is an emotional expression because the women is known as “Virgin Mary” and she is pointing towards her heart for reminiscent
The painting was done for the chapel in the Queen's chambers at the Madrid’s Alcázar Palace.
An oil painting on canvas
The Crucifixion was oil painted in 1632
With the four nails in his skin and Christ resting along the platform it represents silence and rest rather than torment
The mood of this painting is happy and thankful. It brings happiness to those who know Jesus is now resting in peace and now watching over them til the day they die. Also is thankful because people know Jesus fought for them and their sins and are now protected by him.
The Crucifixion was painted in Museodel Prado, Madrid
The painting is oil on canvas
The Immaculate Conception was done in 1618
The mood of this painting is free. It’s free because Virgin Mary is standing on top of the world above mankind’s original sin.
The Immaculate Conception was painted in Seville, Spain
This painting is considered one of the most popular subjects in the Golden Age Spanish paintings
Famous painting done with oil on canvas
Painted in between 1622-1623
This painting that these 2 men just now recognized that they have been dining with Christ himself
Mood of the painting is surprised because these 2 men were caught off guard at the fact they have been dining with the father himself.
The painting was done in Seville, Spain right before Diego had left for Madrid
The religious painting is supporting Christianity
The painting was done in 1632
Shows temptation to refuse the prostitute shown in the back where the door is
Mood is respectful because the guardian angel is holding the saint and saving him and the other angel is preparing to put a white ribbon around the novice. They respect the fact that he rejected the prostitute
The angel puts the white ribbon on the saint because he kept representing chastity
The painting was painted in Museo del Prado, Madrid