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Joseph's Tunic

Joseph's Tunic
Artist Diego Velázquez
Year 1630
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 223 cm × 250 cm (88 in × 98 in)
Location Monasterio de El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Joseph's Tunic is a 1630 painting by Diego Velázquez, now held in the museum of the Sacristía Mayor del Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid, Spain). It was painting in the house of the Spanish ambassador in Rome and brought back to Spain with Apollo in the Forge of Vulcan.

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  • , exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on this painting (see index)

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