Married as teenagers, Juana Pacheco and Diego Velazquez's long lasting marriage ended when Diego died at the age of sixty-one. Juana died a few days later.
Here is information about how Diego and Juana met, their children, and more.
Dona Juana de Miranda Pacheco: June 1, 1602 in Seville, Spain.
Juana: August 10, 1660 in Madrid, Spain. Juana was buried next to Diego. Some sources list August 14, 1660 as the date of her death.
How Juana and Diego Met:
- Francisca de Silva Velázquez y Pacheco: Born in 1619. She was baptized on May 18, 1619. Francisca married painter Juan Bautista Martinez del Mazo in Madrid, Spain on August 21, 1633 at the Church of Santiago in Madrid. Francisca and Juan had six children. Francisca died in 1658.
- Ignacia de Silva Velazquez y Pacheco: Ignacia was baptized on January 1, 1621. She died in infancy.
Quotes About the Marriage of Juana and Diego Velazquez:
Source: William Stirling Maxwell, Velazquez and His Works, 1885, page 39-40.
Source: Norbert Wolf, Diego Velazquez: 1599-1660: The Face of Spain, 1999, page 94.
"Velazquez married his daughter, Juana, on 23 April 1618. Soon after the couple had two daughters, Francisca and Ignacia, who were baptized on 18 May 1619 and 1 January 1621 respectively." Source: Jonathan Brown, Velazquez: Painter and Courtier, 1988, page 7.