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The Dwarf Francisco Lezcano, Oil by Diego Velazquez (1599-1660, Spain)
The Dwarf Francisco Lezcano is a oil painting by the Spanish painter Diego Velazquez. It was painted in 1643-45. During the 1630s and 1640s Velázquez painted a series of portraits of the courtdwarfs, playmates of the royal children, for they interested him as character studies. This painting (107 x 83 cm) is currently housed in the Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.