Who made the artwork maids of Honour?
Who is being painted in Velazquez’s painting Las Meninas The Maids of Honor )?
So the royal couple whom Velazquez was painting in Las Meninas was Philip and Mariana. Unfortunately, their marriage was not a happy one. This was due to the 30-year age difference between them, Philip’s infidelities and Mariana’s excessively pious nature.