Velázquez in the Making: Daniel Sobrino Ralston & Richard Ormond

2023-04-25T15:39:03+01:00November 28th, 2022||

The great Spanish artist Diego Velázquez was a painter of extraordinary ability. He achieved widespread renown, however, during the nineteenth century. Daniel Sobrino Ralston, Acting Associate Curator of Paintings 1600-1800 at the National Gallery, explores how Velázquez striking and newly stylish works were interpreted by connoisseurs, emulated by copyists and – occasionally – knocked off by charlatans. Arts [...]