Painting of the Week: Diego Velázquez, The Rokeby Venus

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660) was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age and European Baroque. And The Rokeby Venus is his only surviving nude, three others are mentioned in Spanish inventories and are now sadly lost. In … Continue reading Painting of the Week: Diego Velázquez, The Rokeby Venus