Unknown. <em>Portrait of Doña María de Cervantes Ozta y de Velasco</em>, ca. 1835. Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 24 9/16 in. (81.9 x 62.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 52.166.10 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.166.10_bw.jpg)

Portrait of Doña María de Cervantes Ozta y de Velasco


Medium: Oil on canvas

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1835

Dimensions: 32 1/4 x 24 9/16 in. (81.9 x 62.4 cm) Frame: 37 5/16 x 30 1/8 in. (94.8 x 76.5 cm)


Accession Number: 52.166.10

Image: 52.166.10_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
An oil painting of Dona Ana, by an unknown artist showing her seated in a semi-three-quarter view and length facing the right side of the picture. Her black hair is parted in the center with curls at either side. She wears gold drop earrings, and a long heavy gold chain ornament around her neck. The gown is black velvet with a pointed bodice and an off-the-shoulder neckline which is edged with white lace. The three-quarter sleeves also have a lace ruffle. She wears white gloves. Don Ygnacio Cecilio Algara Gomez de la Casa was her husband, and the laces, and fans in the Museum belonged to her. Condition: Good, through there are many small cracks along the bottom, the dress, shoulders, and on the left edge, and right side near her head.

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