Domingo Antonio Velasco

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Velasco's portrait of Domenico Scarlatti, made around 1739 after he received from D. João V the Cross of the Order of Santiago.

Domingo Antonio Velasco was an Italian painter. He was best known for his portrait of composer Domenico Scarlatti,[1] which commemorates the musician's initiation into the Order of Santiago on 21 April 1738 by King John V of Portugal.[2]


  1. ^ Domingo Antonio Velasco Portrait of Domenico Scarlatti (1686-1757) at the 1st Art Gallery
  2. ^ Robert Lewis, Marshall (2003). Eighteenth-century keyboard music. Routledge. p. 161. ISBN 0-415-96642-6.