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Baroque in Spain: Velázquez

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will go over the impact of Baroque art in Spain.
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The Baroque in Spain: Velazquez

This lesson will focus on the work of Diego Velazquez.

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(0:00-1:51) Introduction, discussion of Water Seller of Seville

(1:52-2:55) Comparison to Caravaggio

(2:56-6:03) Portrait of Philip IV

(6:04-8:07) Las Meninas

(8:08-8:48) Summary and conclusion

Key Terms


One of the most important ruling families in Europe, originally from the Holy Roman Empire

Image Credits

Water Seller of Seville, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:15_El_Aguador_de_Sevilla_(Wellington_Museum,_Apsley_House,_Londres,_1623).jpg, Caravaggio Entombment, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Caravaggio_-_La_Deposizione_di_Cristo.jpg, Money Changer and his Wife, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Quentin_Massys_001.jpgKing Philip IV; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Philippe_IV_espagne.jpg, Las Meninas; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Las_Meninas,_by_Diego_Vel%C3%A1zquez,_from_Prado_in_Google_Earth.jpg