...which he painted at the age of 19, demonstrates. Some of the most celebrated works of this period include The Waterseller of Seville, which is considered the peak of this period in his career. It was during this time that Velázquez also painted some of ... respect for their individuality. One of his last works was The Spinners, a painting that is said to demonstrate all of the artistic knowledge Velázquez had gathered throughout his 40-year career. He died in Madrid in 1660.