Rule 5: The Velazquez Venus


Completed between 1647 and 1651 by Diego Velazquez, it was attacked and badly damaged in 1914 by the suffragette Mary Richardson. It was fully restored and returned to display.

2 responses to “Rule 5: The Velazquez Venus

  1. Velazquez is my all time favorite. Stupid woman.

  2. Which one? Oh, I see. Anyhow, Dick, I think it’s time for Rubens, seeing as how you are trending more and more into the big sized area 😉