I, Juan de Pareja

Written by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

The story of Juan de Pareja, who was born a slave but became the assistant to the great Spanish painter Diego Velasquez. Under Velasquez's watch, de Pareja learned how to mix colors and prepare canvasses, eventually becoming a painter in his own right.

Age Range 12 - 18 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
192
Publisher
Farrar
Grade Level 7th - 12th
ISBN
9780312380052
Lexile 1030
Themes