Diego Velazquez is a Spanish painter and one of the most influential artists of the Baroque period. His works are known for their realism and his use of light and color. He is best known for his works Las Meninas, The Toilet of Venus, and The Surrender of Breda. Velazquez was born in Seville, Spain in 1599 and died in Madrid in 1660. He is considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time. Below are news, articles, and videos about Diego Velazquez and his work.