Juan de Pareja (1606-1670) by Velazquez, at MET, NYC

Velazquez (Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez) Spanish, Seville 1599-1660 Madrid Juan de Pareja (1606-1670) 1650 (oil on canvas) “Velazquez most likely executed this portrait of his enslaved assistant in Rome during the early months of 1650. According to one of the artist’s biographers, when this landmark of western portraiture was first put on displayContinue reading “Juan de Pareja (1606-1670) by Velazquez, at MET, NYC”