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Las Meninas (Velazquez)

Listed under Works of Art in Madrid, Spain.

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Las Meninas (also known as The Maids of Honour), painted in 1656, is a work by the Spanish painter Diego Velazquez. It is one of the most famous paintings in the world, and is in the Museo del Prado in Madrid. Luca Giordano said of Las Meninas that it was, itself, the "theology of painting"; Sir Thomas Lawrence, that it incarnates the philosophy of art...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Meninas

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