Tuesday, May 5

Las Meninas - details

Again? Las Meninas again? Yep! This is a very important work for many reasons. One of them: can you see the "artist"? We are not sure if it's Velásquez but the fact that he has put the painter in the scene, looking at us, have many implications. The King and the Queen are reflexions of a mirror. So they were not chosen by the painter. They were outside and the mirror kept their images and it has to be depicted. Tricky. This painting has been inspiriting many artists along the times.

4 comments:

Sandee said...

Wow, this is very cool indeed. I didn't know this either. I learn something new every time I visit here.

Have a terrific day. :)

Ana said...

Wow!
This is great!
Have a great day!

Mike Golch said...

Fantastic!

Ana said...

:)