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  • Biography

    1. 1. Biography of Diego Velazquez by Stacy Koo Monday, February 9, 2009
    2. 2. Basic Details born in Seville, in 1599 son of Juan Rodríguez de Silva , a lawyer whose parents, Diogo da Silva and wife Maria Rodrigues, were Portuguese Jews. educated by his parents to fear God and received good training in languages and philosophy. by the early 1620s his position and reputation were assured in Seville. He moved to Madrid in 1622. In 1627, he won a competition for the best painters of Spain with the subject to be the expulsion of the Moors. He died on August 6, 1660. Monday, February 9, 2009
    3. 3. Accomplishments known as the bridge between realism and Impressionism. left many royal portraits which influenced a lot in history. Monday, February 9, 2009
    4. 4. Qualities Different from the other portraits, his pictures had clear use of lines and lights. He applied his new knowledge to his own speciality. Monday, February 9, 2009
    5. 5. Your Choice He drew a lot of royal portraits with remarkable psychological insight. He tried to reflect each character’s personality on his portrait. Monday, February 9, 2009
    6. 6. Conclusion Diego Velazquez was famous for his portraits mainly drawn in the court of King Philip IV. His style was unique and psychologically insightful and later influenced many other artists. Monday, February 9, 2009
    7. 7. Bibliography  Seven Centruries of Art: Survey and Index (Time and Life library of art)  Wikipedia Monday, February 9, 2009
    8. 8. Bibliography: Image Sources  Slide 1:http://images.google.co.kr/imgres? google.com  Slide 2:http:// educacionplasticayvisual.wikispaces.com/ file/view/velazquez.meninas.jpg  Slide 3:http://z.about.com/d/arthistory/1/0/ D/P/fall06specex_08.jpg  Slide 4:http:// exhibits.denverartmuseum.org/ artisansandkings/wp-content/uploads/ 2007/09/velazquez.jpg Monday, February 9, 2009
    9. 9. Slide show created by... This slide show is created by Stacy. Monday, February 9, 2009

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