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

Édouard Pingret

European Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 52.166.16
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    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
    IMAGE overall, 52.166.16.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    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.
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