Velasquez and Filip Phillip IV

At the exhibition in the Madrid Museum of Prado, about 30 paintings will present the evolution of court portraits from the second trip of Velasquez to Rome in 1649 to the death of the artist in Madrid in 1660. It is believed that it was during this period Velasquez created his best works in this genre, including the Menin canvas ("Freillins").

Velasquez and Filip Phillip IV

The exhibition is also paintings by artists from the environment of Velasquez. Project task – to tell about the complex process of creating a royal image. The exhibition opens on October 8 and will last until February 9.

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