Life is Brief – #3


#3 委拉斯凯兹《布列达的投降》

One of the most Spanish of all pictures is Velazquez’s wonderful Surrender of Breda, nicknamed The Lances, in which the superb Marquis de los Balbases receives the sword of his defeated Dutch adversary with a smile of ineffably considerate regret.

— Jan Morris

image source: Wikipedia

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