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Velazquez. Complete Works (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,699
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Velazquez. Complete Works (Hardcover): Jose Lopez-Rey, Odile Delenda

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Velazquez. Complete Works (Hardcover)

Jose Lopez-Rey, Odile Delenda

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List price R2,496 Loot Price R1,699 Discovery Miles 16 990 | Repayment Terms: R158 pm x 12* You Save R797 (32%)

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Manet called him "the greatest painter of all." Picasso was so inspired by his masterpiece Las Meninas that he painted 44 variations of it. Francis Bacon painted a study of his portrait of Pope Innocent X. Monet and Renoir, Corot and Courbet, Degas and Dali...for so many champions of art history, the ultimate soundboard was-and remains-Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599-1660). This updated catalog raisonne brings together Velazquez's complete works, jaw-droppingly reproduced in extra-large format, with a selection of enlarged details and brand new photography of recently restored paintings, achieved through the joint initiative of TASCHEN and Wildenstein. The book's dazzling images are accompanied by insightful commentary from Jose Lopez-Rey on Velazquez's interest in human life and his equal attention to all subjects, from an old woman frying eggs to a pope or king, as well as his commitment to color and light, which would influence the Impressionists over two centuries later.

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