Monday, November 25, 2019

1600s Girls of the Spanish court dressed just like their parents by Velazquez 1599–1660

1653 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Infanta Margarita.

Diego Velázquez Recorded a nuanced, Even anxious, royal view of childhood In His paintings in Spain of the princes 17C & amp; princesses, children dressed as adults.
1654 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Infanta Margarita.

1656 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Infanta Margarita.

1659 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Infanta Margarita in a Blue Dress.

1650 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish painter, from 1599 to 1660) The Infanta Margarita (Perhaps by Mazo finished) Detail

1656 Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Las Meninas or The Maids of Honor. Detail In Las Meninas, the 5-year-old Infanta Margarita Teresa stands looking at us, Accompanied by her ladies in waiting (meninas) & amp; 2 dwarves, while works were Velázquez portrait of her parents, the King & amp; queen. The Infanta is beautiful & amp; confidant, Attended by her own micro-short; goal as she looks out of the painting at her relatives (who are standing Where the spectator of the painting stands) she is performing. And she is under pressure to look & amp; act like an adult princess. She will never be a child.

Velazquez, a precocious artistic genius, Got His start painting tavern scenes in His native town of Seville. At age of 24, Philip IV Diego appointed as Spains's court painter, a position he held for the rest de son life.
Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (Spanish painter, 1599-1660) Self Portrait