Michael Jacobs on Las Meninas

Jeremy Crampton links to a Michael Jacobs piece on Velázquez in The Observer.

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The writer Michael Jacobs (who died in January 2014) has a piece in today’s Observer about Las Meninas, the famous 1656 painting by Diego Velázquez analyzed by Foucault in The Order of Things. Several very nice details from the painting are reproduced. Apparently this is an extract from his last book.

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