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“The Triumph of Bacchus” by Diego Velázquez

Velázquez - El Triunfo de Baco o Los Borrachos (Museo del Prado, 1628-29)

The Triumph of Bacchus by Diego Velázquez

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The Triumph of Bacchus

  • Title:                        The Triumph of Bacchus
  • Spanish:                  El triunfo de Baco o Los Borrachos,
  • Artist:                      Diego Velázquez
  • Year:                        1629
  • Medium:                 oil on canvas
  • Dimensions            Height: 165 cm (65 in). Width: 225 cm (88.6 in)
  • Museum:                Prado Museum, Museo del Prado

Diego Velázquez

  • Name:                  Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez
  • Born:                    1599 – Seville, Spain
  • Died:                    1660 (aged 61) – Madrid, Spain
  • Nationality:        Spanish
  • Movement:         Baroque
  • Notable works:

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“The habit doesn’t make the monk. – El hábito no hace al monje. “
Spanish Proverb

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Photo Credit: Diego Velázquez [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons