Juan de Pareja
This deeply religious character must go to work as a pageboy at the age of six, following the death of his mother.
Don Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velbzquez
This character is thin, dark and silent. He is an unassuming man of few words, preferring to speak through his paintings.
Dosa Juana de Miranda Pacheco Velbzquez
This character is plump and round, a bustling woman and a competent housekeeper.
This character is a beautiful black slave who works as a seamstress and dies of a mysterious illness when her son is just five.
Dosa Emilia de Silva y Rodriguez
This character is a young, capricious woman from Portugal who is religious, and attends Mass every day.
Don Basilio de Silva y Rodriguez
This character is slender, dark and sickly. He eats little and soon suffers a relapse of a mysterious malady.
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