Francisco de Goya

Cardinal Luis María de Bourbon (El cardenal Luis María de Borbón)

Clasificación
Cardinal Luis María de Bourbon (El cardenal Luis María de Borbón)
Datos Generales
Cronología
Ca. 1798 - 1800
Ubicación
MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo, Brazil
Dimensiones
200 x 106 cm
Técnica y soporte
Oil on canvas
Reconocimiento de la autoría de Goya
Undisputed work
Titular
MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand
Ficha: realización/revisión
07 Mar 2010 / 12 Mar 2012
Inventario
246 (173 P)
Historia

This work came from Boadilla del Monte (Madrid) and belonged to the descendants of the sitter, the Count and Countess of Chinchón. It was later inherited by the Duke and Duchess of Sueca. It travelled to Brazil and was donated to the museum by Orozimbo Roxo Loureiro.

Análisis artístico

Goya had already painted this same sitter as a child in Arenas de San Pedro (Ávila), and represented him on two occasions following his appointment as cardinal.

This is, therefore, a commemorative, and rather solemn portrait, which shows the subject standing and full length, wearing skullcap and the red habit of cardinal and holding an open missal in his left hand. Around his neck hangs the sash of the Order of Charles III and the cross of the Saint Esprit, both of which decorations were given to him by King Charles IV. The figure stands against a black background, lit from the side.

A replica of this work, with some changes, exists in the Prado Museum and a copy, attributed to Agustín Esteve, can be found in the collection of the Marquis of Casa-Torres.

For more biographical information, see Luis María de Bourbon y Vallabriga.

Exposiciones
  • Goya. La década de Los Caprichos
    Madrid
    1992
    organized by Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando sponsored by Fundación Central Hispano, Madrid, consultant editor Nigel Glendinnig. From October 26th 1992 to January 10th 1993
Bibliografía
  • Vie et ouvre de Francisco de Goya
    Juliet Wilson and Pierre Gassier
    p. 197, cat. 794
    1970
    Office du livre
  • Goya, 1746 – 1828. Biografía, estudio analítico y catálogo de sus pinturas, 4 vols.
    José Gudiol
    vol. I, p. 316, cat. 447
    1970
    Polígrafa
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