Diego Velazquez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Jun, 2016
Facts of Diego Velazquez
Date of Birth: 1599 , June-6
Age: 422 years old
Birth Nation: Spain
Name Diego Velazquez
Birth Name Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez
Father João Rodrigues da Silva
Mother Jerónima Velázquez
Nationality Spanish
Birth Place/City Seville
Ethnicity White
Profession Artist
Net Worth N/A
Famous for Painting
Married Yes
Married to Juana Pacheco (m. 1618–1660)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Pacheco's school
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Diego Velaquez is professionally a Spanish painter who was the main painter in the court of King Philip IV and a standout amongst essential painters of the Spanish Golden Age. This dedicating more likely than not took after the child's introduction to the world by close to a couple of weeks, or maybe just a couple days. Velázquez's fatherly grandparents, Diogo da Silva and Maria Rodrigues, had moved to Seville from their local Portugal decades prior.

At the point when Velázquez was offered knighthood in 1658, he asserted plunge from the lesser honorability with a specific end goal to qualify, yet indeed, his grandparents were tradespeople and conceivably Jewish conversos. With respect to João Rodrigues da Silva and his better half, both were conceived in Seville, and were hitched, additionally at the congregation of St. Subside, on December 28, 1597.

Subsequent to leaving Herrera's studio when he was 12 years of age, Velázquez started to serve as an understudy under Francisco Pacheco, a craftsman and instructor in Seville.He was an individualistic craftsman of the contemporary Baroque period, essential as a representation craftsman.

Notwithstanding various versions of scenes of authentic and social hugeness, he painted scores of representations of the Spanish regal family, other outstanding European figures, and everyday citizens, coming full circle in the creation of his artful culmination Las Meninas. Conceived in Seville, Andalucia, Spain, Velázquez, the main offspring of João Rodrigues da Silva and Jerónima Velázquez, was purified through water at the congregation of St. Subside in Seville on Sunday, June 6, 1599. 

On viewing to the personal status of Diego there is not any clear statement in regard to his affair, married life and even he has not divorce status. He is noted having a spouse but the name of the lady of his life is not clearly stated.

Diego has the very limited profile including little information related to him. He claimed himself as not so social person and does not feel free to share every of his information to the public because it might create rumor and controversy in regard to his personal life. He is a food lover and loves cooking as well. In an interview he even stated, once he was in love with his classmate but that lasted only for a few duration of time. With the change in time later they separated from each other.

Moving on to his body features and measurement there is not any proper information related about his height, weight. Even his net worth and salary is not properly estimated however, it is said that he is smart enough to collect heavy sum of money. Velazquez is pretty sure soon he will flash all of his information to close people but for now it is a closed book for near people.