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Baptized June 6, 1599.
At age 11, was apprenticed to painter Pachero; later, married daughter.
Influenced by painters Caravaggio and Titian.
Became court painter to Philip IV of Spain.
Portrait of artist.
Considered a chief fore-runner to French Impressionism.
Title of artwork: “Las Meninas” (1656).
The artist's first name is Diego.
The artist is Diego Velazquez.