Equestrian Portrait of Philip IV

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Equestrian Portrait of Philip IV
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Artist Diego Velázquez
Year 1635-1636
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 301 cm × 314 cm (119 in × 124 in)
Location Museo del Prado, Madrid

The Equestrian Portrait of Philip IV was a portrait of Philip IV of Spain on horseback, painted by Velázquez in 1635-36 as part of a series of equestrian portraits for the Salón de Reinos at the palacio del Buen Retiro in Madrid (a series that also included that of Philip's son prince Balthasar Charles).

External links[edit]

  • Velázquez , exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on this portrait (see index)