Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Left Bracket Round Four: Velázquez v. Van der Weyden!

This Left Bracket Fourth Round Match is between Diego de Silva y Velázquez (4-1, 33-21, .611) and Rogier Van der Weyden (3-1, 30-21, .588). Quentin Massys (3-2-1, 37-37, .500) leaves us after losing big to Velázquez.

Diego de Silva y Velázquez
1599 - 1660

Rogier Van der Weyden
1399ish - 1464
  • Came from behind to beat Benjamin West in Round 1.
  • Came from way behind to take down Whistler in Round 2.
  • Beat John William Waterhouse easily in Round 3.
  • Lost to M. C. Escher in Round 4.


Michael5000 said...

Rebecca, on FB, says "Under almost any other match-up, Rogier would have gotten my vote," and votes for Velazquez.

Christine M. said...


Michael5000 said...

Grace joins for Velazquez on FB.

Nichim said...

Van der Weyden

Chance said...

Baby on a fat horse? A court dwarf who is clearly a time-traveling Peter Dinklage?? Las Meninas? Some crusty old cardinal or pope or something in a fez?

Velázquez by a mile!

Morgan said...

It's gotta be Velazquez.

Pfly said...


Michael5000 said...

Oh DANG big time now, I mean there's never any reason to vote against Sr. Velázquez but Van der Weyden, geez, I'mma go with Van der Weyden, WOO!

mrs.5000 said...

Yep, Van der Weyden is awesome, but I gotta go Velázquez. In fact, go, Velázquez, go!

boonec1974 said...

Note even close. Van der Weyden.

Michael5000 said...

Susan says "Velazquez."