Mexican. <em>Doña Josefa de la Cotera y Calvo de la Puerta, Marquesa of Rivas Cacho</em>, 1816. Oil on canvas, 33 x 25 1/2 in. (83.8 x 64.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.5 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.5_PS4.jpg)

Doña Josefa de la Cotera y Calvo de la Puerta, Marquesa of Rivas Cacho

Artist:Mexican

Medium: Oil on canvas

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Dates:1816

Dimensions: 33 x 25 1/2 in. (83.8 x 64.8 cm) frame: 38 x 31 x 2 in. (96.5 x 78.7 x 5.1 cm)

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Museum Location: Restaurant Painting Screens - The Norm

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Accession Number: 52.166.5

Image: 52.166.5_PS4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dona Josefa de la Cotera y Calvo de la Puerta, Marguesa del Rivescacho (dates unknown). An oil painting by an unknown artist dated 1816 in which she is shown as an older woman. Her hair is white and worn in a braided knot in the back of her head. Although her dates are unknown it is known that she was married in 1782. She wears a white dress and a blue shawl that has embroidery around the edges and a gold fringe. She has elaborate earrings on, and rings on both hands on the fourth and fifth fingers. She is shown three-quarter length and view facing to the left side of the picture.

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