Ignacio Ayala (Mexican, 1786-1856). <em>Don José María Gómez de Cervantes y Altamirano de Velasco, Count of Santiago de Calimaya</em>, 1802. Oil on canvas, 33 x 25 1/8in. (83.8 x 63.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.7 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.7_SL1.jpg)

Don José María Gómez de Cervantes y Altamirano de Velasco, Count of Santiago de Calimaya

Artist:Ignacio Ayala

Medium: Oil on canvas

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Dates:1802

Dimensions: 33 x 25 1/8in. (83.8 x 63.8cm) frame: 38 x 30 x 2 in. (96.5 x 76.2 x 5.1 cm)

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Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, From Colonies to States, 1660–1830

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Accession Number: 52.166.7

Image: 52.166.7_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Don Jose Maria Cervantes y Velasco Padilla y Obando (1786-1856). An oil painting sighed by Ygnacio Ayala showing Don Jose Maria at the age of 17 years. He is wearing a green coat embroidered with red. etc. Flowers down the front with a lace jaboe and high stock. He carries his hat under his left arm and his right hand is in his vest. This is a three-quarter view and length with him facing to the left. This Don Jose Maria was one of the signers of the Mexican Act of Independence, and a Brigidier General in the Army of the Republic, and Chancellor of the Mexican Order of Guadalupe. Condition: good

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