Velasquez


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Velasquez

Velazquez [vɪˈlæskwɪz] NVelázquez
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I suppose Velasquez was a better painter than El Greco, but custom stales one's admiration for him: the Cretan, sensual and tragic, proffers the mystery of his soul like a standing sacrifice.
Then at last he told me that that frame had contained one of the rarest and most valuable pictures in England--in the world--an original Velasquez. I have checked this," said the lawyer, "and it seems literally true; the picture was a portrait of the Infanta Maria Teresa, said to be one of the artist's greatest works, second only to another portrait of one of the Popes in Rome--so they told me at the National Gallery, where they had its history by heart.
I told him a man wanted to sell me a copy of the celebrated Infanta Maria Teresa of Velasquez, that I'd been down to the supposed owner of the picture, only to find that he had just sold it to him.
When Correggio's Holy Families were admired, they admired Correggio's Holy Families; when he was decried in favour of Velasquez, they sedulously followed suit without any personal objection.
They offered to give all his works for Velasquez' head of Philip IV in the National Gallery.
But a man can paint like Velasquez and yet be as dull as possible.
His friend talked for a moment about the superb portrait of Innocent X by Velasquez which hangs in one of the cabinets of the palace, and then said, "And in the same cabinet, by the way, I had the pleasure of contemplating a picture of a different kind-- that pretty American girl whom you pointed out to me last week." In answer to Winterbourne's inquiries, his friend narrated that the pretty American girl--prettier than ever--was seated with a companion in the secluded nook in which the great papal portrait was enshrined.
Despite receiving a backlash for supposedly not hitting a note, Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez responded to a critic with kindness, even expressing thanks for pointing out she was 'bad.'
Moira dela Torre admitted that there was tension between her and Asia's songbird Regine Velasquez but it was quickly resolved.
Ogie Alcasid defends Regine Velasquez over 'clams' issue !-- -- Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - April 25, 2019 - 2:12pm MANILA, Philippines Kapamilya singer Ogie Alcasid defended his wife Regine Velasquez from news anchor Ben Tulfo after the "Bitag" host lambasted the "Asia's Songbird.
That list includes Cain Velasquez who, at 36 years old, believes he is "good enough" to hand Jones his first defeat.