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Ve·láz·quez

 (və-läs′kĕs, bĕ-läth′kĕth), Diego Rodríguez de Silva y 1599-1660.
Spanish painter whose works, including portraits, notably of Pope Innocent X (1650), historical scenes, such as The Surrender of Breda (1635), still lifes, and genre scenes, display his extraordinary technique and mastery of light.

Velázquez

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Velásquez

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(Biography) Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (ˈdjeɣo rɔˈðriɣɛθ de ˈsilβa i). 1599–1660, Spanish painter, remarkable for the realism of his portraits, esp those of Philip IV of Spain and the royal household

Ve•láz•quez

(vəˈlɑs kɛs, -ˈlæs kəs)

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Diego Rodríguez de Silva y, 1599–1660, Spanish painter.
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His carefully pointed beard made him look more manly and militant than otherwise, as it does in those old admirals of Velazquez with whose dark portraits his house was hung.
El canciller Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon informo del fallecimiento de Juan de Dios Velazquez Chairez, originario de Zacatecas, con lo cual asciende a ocho el numero de mexicanos muertos en el tiroteo ocurrido el sabado en el El Paso, Texas.
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"Without casualty, property and title insurance coverage, the growth of this industry will be impeded if not blocked entirely," Velazquez said in a press release.
Behind a pair of three-run homers by Alheli Velazquez, ACC pounded out 16 hits in a 22-0 victory over Guerin Wednesday in a Class 2A Lisle sectional semifinal held at Benedictine University.
Con 26 pinturas de la artista Teresa Velazquez que se danaron durante el sismo del 19 de septiembre de 2017 en la Ciudad de Mexico, la Galeria Baga 06 presenta una sugerente muestra que rebasa el concepto de homenaje, recuerdo o conmemoracion.
Business owner, Celia Velazquez, had no idea that her business would grow into what it is now.
The intruder, later identified as 22-year-old Aswad Velazquez, collapsed to the floor and began groaning, owing to his injury.
Somewhat less certain was the role Seville played in the life and work of Diego Velazquez (1599-1660), renowned for his court paintings, most notably the 1656 masterpiece "Las Meninas." Although Velazquez was born in Seville, he barely looked back after being called to Philip IV's court in Madrid, where he spent nearly the last two-thirds of his life.
Luis Jose Velazquez de Velasco, marques de Valdeflores (1722-1772), es una figura destacada de la Ilustracion espanola que gozo de reconocimiento dentro de los circulos literarios de mediados del siglo XVIII.
A highlight of last summer's Francis Bacon exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco (now at the Guggenheim Bilbao until 8 January 2017) was the inclusion of an early version of the artist's Screaming Pope series, dating from 1949Three years earlier Bacon had begun copying Diego Velazquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1649-50), writing to Graham Sutherland: T don't know how the copy of the Velazquez will turn out.
Velazquez, MD, reported at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology.