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Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

 

Artist: Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

Dates: 6 June 1599 – 6 August 1660

Nationality: Spanish

Title of Piece: An Old Woman Cooking Eggs

An Old Woman Cooking Eggs by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

An Old Woman Cooking Eggs by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

 

Brief Biography: Velázquez was a painter and leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. He is one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age. Velázquez was an individualistic painter of the Baroque era.

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