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Charles II
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Charles II

Ca. 1691. Gilt-bronze.
Room 019

In this medallion and his partner (O3394) the idealised king and queen are depicted according to the conventions of painted portraits, their faces in half-profile against a plain background with a large curtain. Charles II wears armour and the emblem of the Golden Fleece.

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Silver pax with Charles II
Gilt-bronze, Silver, Ca. 1691
Anonymous
Inventory number
O003392/001
Author
Anonymous
Title
Charles II
Date
Ca. 1691
Technique
Chased
Medium
Gilt-bronze
Provenance
Acquired by the State for the Prado Museum, 2016

Bibliography +

De la Peña Velasco, Concepción, 'El portapaz Barroco en España y su evolución tipológica' En: Estudios de Plateria San Eloy., Murcia, 2004, pp. 395-416.

Aterido Fernández, Angel, 'Pintores y pinturas en la corte de Carlos II'. En: Carlos II, el rey y su entorno cortesano, Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica,, Madrid, 2009, pp. nota 42.

Pascual Chenel, Álvaro, El retrato de Estado durante el reinado de Carlos II. Imagen y propaganda, Fundación Universitaria Española, Madrid, 2010, pp. 129-135 lám.78,79 y105.

Mínguez, Víctor, La invención de Carlos II: apoteosis simbólica de la casa de Austria, Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, Madrid, 2013, pp. 286-287 lam.137.

Aterido Fernández, Ángel, El final del Siglo de Oro: la pintura en Madrid en el cambio dinástico 1685-1726, Coll & Cortés, CSIC, Madrid, 2015, pp. 80-83,300,302,359,361 lám. 55-56..

Catálogo Subasta Artes Decorativas, Subasta Segre, Madrid, 2016, 16 de marzo, pp. lote 555.

Azcue Brea, Leticia, "Carlos II, portapaz de plata. Mariana de Neoburgo, portapaz de plata" en Memoria de actividades 2016, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Madrid, 2017, pp. 58-61.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2918.

Location +

Room 019 (On Display)

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Update date: 21-12-2021 | Registry created on 08-09-2021

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