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ID: 500016881
 
Record Type: Person
Velázquez, Diego (Spanish painter, 1599-1660)

Note: Son of Juan Rodríguez da Silva, who came from a Portuguese family that had settled in Andalusia in the early 16th century. Diego had a classical education, but preferred painting; he studied. under Francisco de Herrera the Elder. Velázquez was one of the most important European artists of the 17th century, spending his career from 1623 in the service of Philip IV of Spain.

Names:
Velázquez, Diego (preferred,V,index,LC)
Diego Velázquez (V,display)
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (V)
Diego de Silva Velàzquez (V)
Velázquez (U)
Diego Velasquez (V)
Velázquez, Diego de Silva y (V)
Diego de Silva Velazquez (V)
Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velasquez (V)
ולאסקז, דיאגו (U)
Diego Velazquez (V)
Diego Valasquez (V)
Valesquez, Diego (V)
Valaquez, Diego (V)
Valasques, Diego (V)
Valasquez, Diego (V)
Velarques, Diego (V)
Velasco, Diego (V)
Velascus, Diego (V)
Velasque, Diego (V)
Velasques, Diego (V)
Velasquez de Silva, Diego (V)
Velasquez y Silva, Diego (V)
Velásquez, Diego (V)
Velasquez, Diego (V)
Velasquez, Diego de Silva y (V)
Velasquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y (V)
Velasquex, Diego (V)
Diego Villasco (V)
Velasquier, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (V)
Velasquiz, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (V)
Velazquez, Diego (V)
Velazquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (V)
Velázquez de Silva, Diego (V)
Velázquez de Silva, Diego de (V)
Don Diego Velasquez (V)
Velázquez y Silva, Diego (V)
Velázquez y Silva, Diego de (V)
Velázquez, Diego de Silva (V)
Velázquez, Diego de Silva y (V)
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva (V)
Velázquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y (V)
Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y (V)
Velazquez, Diego Rodriquez de Silva y (V)
Velasmo, Diego (V)
Silva, Diego de (V)
Diego Velasco Spagnolo (V)
Belasquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (V)
Diego Belazquez (V)
Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez De Silva Y (V)
Diego Rodriguez De Silva Y Velazquez (V)
Velaskes, Diego de Silva (U)
De Silva Velaskes, Diego (U)
Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Diego (U)
De Silva, Diego (U)
De Velázquez y Silva, Diego (U)
Silva y Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de (U)

Nationalities:
Spanish (preferred)
Andalusian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
oil painter
religious artist
mythological artist
portraitist
genre artist
landscapist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Seville (Sevilla province, Andalusia, Spain) (inhabited place)
Died:  Madrid (Madrid province, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Madrid (Madrid province, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice of ....  Pacheco, Francisco  
........................  (Spanish painter and author, 1564-ca. 1644) [500020871]
colleague of ....  Díaz del Valle, Lázaro  
......................  (Spanish writer and courtier, 1606-1669) [500316796]
employee was ....  Pareja, Juan de  in the 1630s Pareja ground colors and prepared canvases for Velázquez
......................  (Spanish painter, ca. 1606-ca. 1670) [500014259]
patron was ....  Philip IV, King of Spain  
..................  (Spanish king, 1605-1665) [500282775]
patron was ....  Spinola family  
..................  (Italian patrons, active late 12th-19th centuries) [500326342]
student of ....  Herrera, Francisco, the elder  
..................  (Spanish painter, engraver, ca. 1576-1656) [500011068]
teacher of ....  Palacios, Francisco  
..................  (Spanish painter, ca. 1640-1676) [500010017]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Velázquez, Diego (I)

Biographies:
(Spanish painter, 1599-1660) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1599-1660) ..... [GRL]
(Spanish painter, 1599-1660) ..... [Grove Art]
(Spanish artist, 1599-1660) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Spanish artist, 1599-1660) ..... [WCI]
(Spanish artist, 1599-1660) ..... [WCP]
(Spanish painter, 1599-1660) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Spanish painter, 1599-1660) ..... [PROV]
(Spanish painter, 1599-1660) ..... [BHA]
(Spanish painter; 1599-1660) ..... [FRICK]
(Spanish artist, 1599-1660) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Belasquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y ........ [VP]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
De Silva, Diego ........ [GRL]
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
De Silva Velaskes, Diego ........ [GRL]
................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
De Velázquez y Silva, Diego ........ [GRL]
....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Diego Belazquez ........ [PROV]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego de Silva Velàzquez ........ [PROV]
...............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego de Silva Velazquez ........ [PROV]
...............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velasquez ........ [PROV]
....................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Rodriguez De Silva Y Velazquez ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
......................................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Diego Valasquez ........ [PROV]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Velasco Spagnolo ........ [PROV, VP]
.............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Velasquez ........ [PROV, VP]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Velazquez ........ [PROV]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Diego Velázquez ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Diego Villasco ........ [PROV]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Don Diego Velasquez ........ [PROV]
.......................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Diego ........ [GRL]
......................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Silva, Diego de ........ [FRICK, GRL]
..............................  Frick Art Reference Library database
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Silva y Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de ........ [GRL]
......................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Valaquez, Diego ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Valasques, Diego ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Valasquez, Diego ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Valesquez, Diego ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velarques, Diego ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasco, Diego ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velascus, Diego ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velaskes, Diego de Silva ........ [GRL]
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velasmo, Diego ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasque, Diego ........ [PROV, VP]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasques, Diego ........ [PROV, VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquex, Diego ........ [PROV, VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquez de Silva, Diego ........ [VP]
.................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velásquez, Diego ........ [GRL, GRLPSC, PROV]
..................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velasquez, Diego ........ [AVERY, FRICK, GRLPSC, PROV]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
Velasquez, Diego de Silva y ........ [PROV]
...................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y ........ [PROV]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquez y Silva, Diego ........ [PROV]
...............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquier, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y ........ [PROV, VP]
........................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velasquiz, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y ........ [PROV, VP]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velázquez ........ [GRL]
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velázquez de Silva, Diego ........ [FRICK, GRL]
.................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velázquez de Silva, Diego de ........ [FRICK]
.....................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Velázquez, Diego ........ [AVERY Preferred, FRICK Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006)
..................................  Frick, Spanish Artists (ca. 1993-1996)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 Sep 2002
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
..................................  Oxford Companion to Western Art [online] (2008-)
Velazquez, Diego ........ [PROV]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velázquez, Diego de Silva ........ [FRICK]
.................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Velázquez, Diego de Silva y ........ [FRICK]
...................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva ........ [FRICK]
....................................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Velazquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y ........ [PROV, VP]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y ........ [BHA Preferred, FRICK, GRL, Grove Art, PROV Preferred]
......................................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
......................................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 Sep 2002
......................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velázquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y ........ [AVERY, GRLPSC Preferred]
......................................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y ........ [PROV, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velazquez, Diego Rodriguez De Silva Y ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Velazquez, Diego Rodriquez de Silva y ........ [PROV]
......................................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Velázquez y Silva, Diego ........ [FRICK]
...............................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
Velázquez y Silva, Diego de ........ [FRICK, GRL]
...................................................  Frick Art Reference Library database
...................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457
Velázquez, Diego de Silva y ........ [VP]
...................................................  Oxford Companion to Western Art [online] (2008-)
ולאסקז, דיאגו ........ [GRL]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79063457

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, FRICK, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Frick Art Reference Library database
....................  Frick, Spanish Artists (ca. 1993-1996)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 Sep 2002
....................  Kubler, Art and Architecture in Spain and Portugal (1959)
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006)
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) Sánchez, Alfonso E. Pérez, "Velázquez, Diego," accessed 21 March 2014
.......... LCR
.......... Oxford Companion to Western Art [online] (2008-)
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