Current Location:
Building D (MAK) -> 1st Floor - Building D (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 1st fl., Across from Office D-1-128

The Toilet of Venus

Artwork
Identifier:
1999.573.1
Artist:
Diego Velazquez
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
circa 1999
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 23 in Width: 30.5 in
Description:
Reproduction poster of nude woman lying on bed (seen from behind) looking into mirror. Mirror held by a cherub.
Historical Context:
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV. In addition to numerous scenes of historical and cultural significance, he painted many portraits. Velázquez's artwork has served as a model for the realist and impressionist painters, as well as more modern artists, including Picasso and Dalí.

Library of Congress Subjects:
Posters