Diego Velázquez Rank
About Diego Velázquez
Diego Velazquez was a Spanish painter of the Baroque period and has been declared one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age. His artwork has been of great effect to other famous artists like Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.
Diego Velazquez was an artist in the court of King Philip IV. He had lived for a period both in Italy and Spain and he managed to complete his masterpiece “Las Meninas” in 1656, 4 years before his death.
He was able to develop his unique nature and principles of art and he is considered to be the “painter of painters” according to Edouard Manet.
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Diego Velázquez's Popularity
Diego Velázquez was a famous Spanish painter, who was born on June 6, 1599. As a person born on this date, Diego Velázquez is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (June 6).
People born on June 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Diego Velázquez is the 687th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Diego Velázquez's birthday, Diego Velázquez is the 45th most famous Spanish.
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