Diego Velazquez (1599-1660) Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In the 1630's Diego Velazquez painted many equestrian images, pictures of people on what?
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      The Ground

    • C. 

      Sofas

    • D. 

      Rugs

  • 2. 
    What is the theme of Diego Velazquez's "The Surrender of Breda"?
    • A. 

      Hard Work

    • B. 

      Military Victory

    • C. 

      Romantic Love

    • D. 

      Artistic Struggle

  • 3. 
    Diego Velasquez's "The Needlewoman" is of a woman taking part in what activity?
    • A. 

      Giving A Tattoo

    • B. 

      Getting A Shot

    • C. 

      Searching A Haystack

    • D. 

      Sewing

  • 4. 
    Diego Velazquez's 1656 painting "The Maids of Honor" features an image of what painter?
    • A. 

      Diego Velazquez

    • B. 

      Joan Miro

    • C. 

      Andy Warhol

    • D. 

      Frida Kahlo

  • 5. 
    After working in Spain, where did Diego Velazquez go to see more Renaissance art up close?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      The United States

  • 6. 
    After being named painter of the Spanish court, Velazquez focused on what type of painting?
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portraits

    • C. 

      Still Life

    • D. 

      Abstract

  • 7. 
    When he was young, Diego Velazquez's teacher told him to go to what for everything?
    • A. 

      His Father

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      His Imagination

    • D. 

      Books

  • 8. 
    What did Diego Velazquez have in Rome that no one found out about until 1983?
    • A. 

      A Car

    • B. 

      A Vacation

    • C. 

      A Second Job

    • D. 

      A Son

  • 9. 
    In 1618 Diego Velazquez married which relative of his teacher, Pacheco?
    • A. 

      Daughter

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Wife

    • D. 

      Cousin

  • 10. 
    Diego Velasquez once said that he would like to be the best painter of what?
    • A. 

      Nothing At All

    • B. 

      Undersea Life

    • C. 

      Outer Space

    • D. 

      Ordinary Things

  • 11. 
    Which of Diego Velazquez's relatives was the only of his pupils to be a pretty good painter?
    • A. 

      His Great-Uncle

    • B. 

      His Son-In-Law

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      His Father

  • 12. 
    Diego Velazquez's paintings of the Spanish court did not include which figures?
    • A. 

      Jesters

    • B. 

      Poor People

    • C. 

      Queens

    • D. 

      Kings

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