VELÁZQUEZ, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y
(b. 1599, Sevilla, d. 1660, Madrid)
Prince Baltasar Carlos as Hunter (detail)1635-36
Oil on canvas
Museo del Prado, Madrid
The picture of the prince seems to reflect a cool morning: the grass, wet with dew, is still shimmering in shades of blue-green in front of the dozing setter.