The Buffoon Diego de Acedo 'The Cousin', 1635 by Velazquez
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The Buffoon Diego de Acedo 'The Cousin', 1635
Prado Museum Madrid Spain
Original Size:107 x 82 cm
This painting reproduction will be completely painted by hand with oil paints on a blank linen canvas. We add additional 1.6" (4cm) of blank canvas above the offered size which will be used to stretch the canvas on a stretcher-bar.
The Time it Takes to be Created:To paint your Velazquez Hand-Painted Art Reproduction time is needed. The painting should not be made too hastily, nor should any deadlines be pursued. For the painting to acquire high quality and precision of detail, time is necessary. It also needs time to dry in order to be completely ready for shipping. Depending on the complexity, the level of detail, and the size of the painting, we'll need 4-5 weeks to make the painting.
Should a change of deadlines become necessary, or should your order arrive at a time when we are overloaded with work, then we will notify you by e-mail concerning how much time we would need to complete your painting reproduction.
Shipping:We do not frame our oil painting reproductions. Hand-Painted Art Reproduction is an expensive product, and the risks of damaging a painting stretched on a frame during transportation are too high. The Buffoon Diego de Acedo 'The Cousin' by Velazquez is, therefore, not framed, and will be sent to you rolled up and packaged in a strong and secure postal tube.
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The paintings we create are only of museum quality. Our academically trained artists will never allow a compromise in the quality and detail of the ordered painting. TOPofART do not work, and will never allow ourselves to work with low quality studios from the Far East. We are based in Europe, and quality is our highest priority.
The dwarf is represented in his function as secretary of the Council of the Signet, or Privy Seal. The figure and the books, papers and inkwell stand out undisturbed by the landscape background, with its threatening sky above a broken line of distant mountains. By setting him in a grandiose triangular composition, Velazquez has made of his deformed subject a hero (in fact, Don Diego was wounded at Molina in 1643, in the attempted assassination of Olivares), austere and pensive in his chaste garb, expressive of a penetrating and inquiring humanity. The still-life also elevates the subject, the intact whiteness of the books making a vigorous but contained contrast with the black hat and garments.