Buffoon with books

Oil on canvas | 107 x 82cm | 1644

Diego Velázquez

The Jester Don Diego de Acedo is one of a series of portraits of jesters at the court of Philip IV of Spain by Diego Velázquez. Its subject is the dwarf Don Diego de Acedo, known as "el Primo" (the Cousin). The 1645 oil painting is now in the Prado M...
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