Las Meninas is a 1656 painting in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, by Diego
Velázquez, the ... Just behind them, Velázquez portrays himself working at a
large canvas. ..... Foucault's an...
Las Meninas Artist Diego Velázquez Year 1656 Medium Oil on canvas Location
Museo del Prado, Madrid Dimensions 125.2 in × 108.7 in 31.
Sep 11, 2015 ... Las Meninas is a behind-the-scenes look at the Spanish court. ... who converses
with a bodyguard whose name is lost to history (but some ...
A World History of Art. London: Macmillan. p. 449). In the background of the
painting there is a mirror that reflects the upper bodies of the king (10) and queen
The painting 'Las Meninas' is without doubt the most famous and intriguing ...
Behind them you can find Margarita's chaperone and a bodyguard. ... History. '
Las Meninas' was originally referred to as 'La Familia' in the Royal Court
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Las Meninas, c. 1656, oil on canvas, 125
1/4 x 108 5/8 in. (318 x 276 cm), (Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid)
Recognized as a Baroque masterpiece, Diego Velázquez's Las Meninas (1656)
is both ... Behind the figures in the foreground, there is a man in the open door, ...
Dec 1, 2010 ... Thomas Lawrence said that Las Meninas represented no less than “the
philosophy of art.” Velazquez' contemporary, the painter Luca Giordano ...
In 1957, Picasso started an extended series of variations on Las Meninas ... in
the history of Spanish painting as well as a commentary on contemporary events
Voted as the best painting in the history of art in 1985, Velázquez's Las Meninas
is almost impossible to define. At the most basic level, the painting is a group ...