Painting of the Spanish artist Diego Velasquez “Juan Martinez Montanes”. The size of the portrait is 109 x 88 cm, canvas, oil. Painter Velazquez portrayed in the portrait of his friend the Spanish sculptor and architect Juan Martinez Montanes.
Martinez Montanes studied and worked in Seville; was the head of the Seville sculpture school of the XVII century. The wooden sculpture of Montagnes is free from exaltation, lyrical, harmonious in proportion.
Multicolored coloring with gilding reinforces the impression of the earthly charm of the images of Montagnes.