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Allegory of the Foundation of the Order of Charles III
Salvador Carmona, Manuel -Engraver- (After González Velázquez, Antonio)
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Salvador Carmona, Manuel -Engraver- (After González Velázquez, Antonio)

Allegory of the Foundation of the Order of Charles III

1778. Taille douce: etching and engraving on wove paper. Not on display

The print is based on a painting by Antonio González Velázquez. Charles III wears the habit of a master of his own Order, and is accompanied by the allegories of Merit and Virtue. Devout and family-minded, the monarch created the Order to give thanks to the Immaculate Conception for the birth of his grandson.

Technical data

Inventory number
G002587
Author
Salvador Carmona, Manuel -Engraver- (After González Velázquez, Antonio)
Title
Allegory of the Foundation of the Order of Charles III
Date
1778
Technique
Taille douce: etching and engraving
Support
Wove paper
Dimension
Height: 338 mm.; Width: 236 mm.
Provenance
Acquired from José María Cervelló, 2003

Bibliography +

Biblioteca Nacional (España) Sección de Estampas, Iconografía hispana: catálogo de los retratos de personajes españolas de la Biblioteca Nacional, Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, 1966, pp. nº1711-58.

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Repertorio de grabados españoles en la Biblioteca Nacional, Ministerio de Cultura, Secretaría General Técnica, Madrid, 1981, pp. 105.

Carrete Parrondo, Juan, El grabado a buril en la España ilustrada. Manuel Salvador Carmona, Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, Madrid, 1989, pp. 116, n. 168.

Arnáiz, José Manuel, Antonio González Velázquez. Pintor de Cámara de su Majestad 1723-1792, Ediciones Antiquaria, Madrid, 1999, pp. nºG1 y P63.

Other inventories +

Inv. Colección Cervelló. Núm. 1778003.

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2687.

Exhibitions +

Virtuti et Merito, la Real y distinguida Orden Española de Carlos III
Madrid
19.09.2016 - 11.12.2016

Displayed objects +

Royal and Distinguished order of Charles III

Update date: 01-08-2019 | Registry created on 26-11-2015

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