The jester Calabacillas

The Jester Calabacillas,
Bobo de Coria
or Juan de Calabazas
Artist Diego Velázquez
Year 1637–1639
Type oil on canvas
Dimensions 106.5 cm × 82.5 cm (41.9 in × 32.5 in)
Location Museo del Prado, Madrid

The Jester Calabacillas is a portrait by Velázquez of Don Juan Martín Martín, "Juan de Calabazas" or "El Búfón Calabacillas", a jester at the court of Philip IV of Spain, sometimes known by the nickname Bizco. It is now in the Prado Museum.




  • Museo del Prado. Pintura española de los siglos XVI y XVII. Enrique Lafuente Ferrari. Aguilar S.A. 1964

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