Miguel Cabrera (Mexican, 1695-1768). <em>Doña María de la Luz Padilla y Gómez de Cervantes</em>, ca. 1760. Oil on canvas, 43 x 33 in. (109.2 x 83.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.4 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.4_SL1.jpg)

Doña María de la Luz Padilla y Gómez de Cervantes

Artist:Miguel Cabrera

Medium: Oil on canvas

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Dates:ca. 1760

Dimensions: 43 x 33 in. (109.2 x 83.8 cm) frame: 57 x 41 x 8 in. (144.8 x 104.1 x 20.3 cm)

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

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Accession Number: 52.166.4

Image: 52.166.4_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dona Maria de la Luz Padilla y Cervantes (1732-1789). An oil painting by Miguel Cabrera which shows Dona Maria as a grown young lady. She is the same person as the preceding portrait as an adult. She is shown in a three-quarter view and length in a dress with heavy gold embroidery in a floral pattern against a white background. Her hair is powdered and she has beauty patches on her face. She wears elaborate jewels in her ears, at her neck, and a pectoral, also jewel rings and bracelets. She stands in front of a gold curtain and holds a fan in her right hand and flowers in her left hand. Condition: Good, it has been restored around the edges and on the dress b the Museum Laboratory.

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