Juan de Pareja

Afro-Hispanic painter, around 1608-70

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The story of Juan de Pareja: from Diego Velázquez’s slave to distinguished artist

Although the artist is best known as the subject of a portrait by his master, a new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will shine a light on his life and career