VELÁZQUEZ, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y
(b. 1599, Sevilla, d. 1660, Madrid)

Mars, God of War

c. 1640
Oil on canvas, 179 x 95 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

In this picture of Mars, the classical god of war the inspiration of Rubens is evident.

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