Portrait of Pope Innocent
X is a famous oil on canvas portrait by the
Spanish painter Diego
Velázquez, which he finished during a trip to Italy around
Many artists and art critics consider it the finest
portrait ever created. It is housed in the Galleria Doria
Pamphili in Rome.
Irish-born painter Francis
also made a series of paintings, the "Screaming
based on the work, now famous in their own right.
version is housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New