Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez

Find works by this artist in the eMuseum collections management system (collections.frick.org).

Link to introductory video for the exhibition 'Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery'

Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, introduces the exhibition Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view in the East Gallery through February 1, 2015.

close up of painting of monarch wearing intricate red garb and white lace collar
The King at War: Velázquez’s Portrait of Philip IV, October 26 2010 through January 23, 2011
Drawing by Ribera of the Head of a Man with Little Figures on His Head
The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya, October 5, 2010, through January 9, 2011
painting of man being interrupted by angel before sacrificing young male nude
Masterpieces of European Painting from The Cleveland Museum Art, November 8, 2006, through January 28, 2007
Link to video of Michael Gallagher lecture

The Portrait of Philip IV by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) returned recently from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, having been cleaned for the first time in more than sixty years. The treatment by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge of Paintings Conservation, revealed the dazzling original surface that had been veiled by a yellowing varnish.

 
Velázquez in New York Museums
November 16, 1999 to January 30, 2000

To mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660), The Frick Collection brought together for the first time six of the Spanish master’s portraits belonging to public collections in New York.

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