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Portrait of Doña María Josefa Romero de Terreros y Gómez de Parada

Attributed to follower of Édouard Pingret

European Art

MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: Mexico
  • DATES ca. 1865
    DIMENSIONS Oval: 22 x 18 1/4 in. (55.9 x 46.4 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    ACCESSION NUMBER 52.166.16
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This oval equestrian portrait in oils by an unknown artist shows her on a horse facing to the left. She holds the reins in her left hand and a crop in her right hand. She sits side saddle and wears a black riding habit with a white collar, background is a landscape. Condition: Badly cracked especially the left side near the horse's head, tail, feet, and in the sky on the right side.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Attributed to follower of Édouard Pingret (French, 1788–1875). Portrait of Doña María Josefa Romero de Terreros y Gómez de Parada, ca. 1865. Oil on canvas, Oval: 22 x 18 1/4 in. (55.9 x 46.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.16 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.16_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 52.166.16_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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