Brian Sewell chooses Christ contemplated by the Christian Soul by Diego Velázquez
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Art Critic for the London Evening Standard. Tutored at the Courtauld Institue of Art by Anthony Blunt. Known for his acerbic views on conceptual art. Books include Outsider: Almost Always: Never Quite.
Christ contemplated by the Christian Soul by Diego Velázquez
Brian Sewell chooses the painting Christ contemplated by the Christian Soul by the Spanish artist Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), on show at The National Gallery in London. It depicts Christ after the Flagellation. Image © The National Gallery, London
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