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Velázquez, Diego Syllabification: Ve·láz·quez, Diego
Pronunciation: /vəˈläsˌk(w)ez/ /-kəs/

Definition of Velázquez, Diego in English:

(1599–1660), Spanish painter; court painter to Philip IV; full name Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez. His portraits humanized the formal Spanish tradition of idealized figures. Notable works: Pope Innocent X (1650), The Toilet of Venus (known as The Rokeby Venus, circa 1651), and Las Meninas (circa 1656).
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