Velázquez: The Artist as Maker elucidates the Spanish painter’s creative and historical legacies, and present an inventory of his painted œuvre. José López-Rey wrote a substantial account of Velásquez’s life (1599–1660), but also catalogued 129 of his paintings, all reproduced and analyzed. This volume was translated into three languages and published by Taschen in 1996.
La Bibliothèque des Arts
541 pages, 21.5 x 28 cm
37 color and 129 black & white plates, 53 black & white figures