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Chastity
Castillo, José del
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Castillo, José del

Madrid (Spain), 1737 - Madrid (Spain), 1793

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Chastity

1770 - 1771. Oil on canvas Room 089

Paired with (P07726, P07727 y P07728). These are sketches for cartoons for tapestries intended to adorn the King’s Antechamber known as the “Pieza de Conversación” in the Royal Palace of Madrid. Based on the allegories painted by Corrado Giaquinto for the equivalent room in the Palace at Aranjuez, they are notable for the apocalyptic symbols, such as the dove of the Holy Sprit conveying God´s message to the personification of Prophecy, which will be fulfilled with the Triumph of the Mystic Lamb, to which Wisdom points.

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Prophecy
Oil on canvas, 1770
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Oil on canvas, 1770 - 1771
Wisdom
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Inventory number
P007729
Author
Castillo, José del
Title
Chastity
Date
1770 - 1771
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 42.6 cm.; Width: 42.5 cm.
Provenance
Acquisition, 1997.

Bibliography +

Sambricio, Valentin De, Jose del Castillo, C.S.I.C. Instituto Diego Velázquez, Madrid, 1958.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Goya y la pintura española del siglo XVIII: guía, Museo del PradoAldeasa, Madrid, 2000, pp. 114.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2488.

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Location +

Room 089 (On Display)

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Displayed objects +

Farming Implements / Ranching Implements / Fishing Implements / Hunting Implements

Scepter/Sceptre

Update date: 25-07-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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