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González, Juan; González, Miguel
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González, Juan-
1662, 1698-
González, Miguel-
1662, 1698-

1698. Shell work, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, panel. On display elsewhere

This panel inlaid with mother-of-pearl executed in New Spain is part of a group of twenty-four pieces that narrate the capture of Mexico.

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Inventory number
P004759
Authors
González, Juan; González, Miguel
Date
1698
Technique
Shell work; Oil
Medium
Mother-of-pearl
Support
Canvas mounted on panel; Panel
Dimension
Height: 97 cm; Width: 53 cm
Series
Conquista de México por Hernán Cortés, 11,12,13
Provenance
(Gabinete de Historia Natural, 1839)

Bibliography +

Garcia Saiz, Maria Concepcion, La Pintura Colonial en el Museo de America. Los Enconc..., II, Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, 1980, pp. 32.

Espinós, Adela; Orihuela, Mercedes y Royo Villanova, Mercedes, ''El Prado disperso''. Cuadros depositados en Madrid. VII. Colegio de San Ildefonso, Boletín del Museo del Prado, III, 1982, pp. 60.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas (I) La Colección Real, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1990.

Cabañas Moreno, Pilar, Huellas del arte japonés en Nueva España: Biombos, enconchados y maques, Lacas Namban. Huellas de Japón en España. IV Centenario de la Embajada Keicho, Mtº de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Madrid, 2013, pp. 297-319 [310-315].

Ocaña Ruiz, Sonia I, Nuevas reflexiones sobre las pinturas incrustadas de concha y el trabajo de Juan y Miguel González, Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, 102 primavera, 2013, pp. 125-176 [150-152, 171-173].

Ocaña Ruiz, S, Enconchados: gustos, estrategias y precios, Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, n.106 Primavera, 2015, pp. 75-112 [92].

Other inventories +

Listado de objetos robados del Real Gabinete de Historia Natural en 1813 y devueltos en 1816. Núm. 138.
Veinte y quatro tableros de tres pies y medio de largo y dos de ancho, que representan la conquista de México hecha por Hernan Cortés, expresando en cada uno los sucesos, con sus rotulos encima, guarnecidas las figuras y adornos de varios colores y madreperla: Estos se hallaban en la Galeria de los Idolos: valen 7.200 [Este objeto se quedó en Madd.]

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 1929.
Miguel Gonzalez / 1929. La conquista de Méjico por Hernán Cortes. (tabla.) / Alto 3 pies, 6 pulg; ancho 1 pie, 11 pulg.

Inscriptions +

11. Los Clascaltecas Ofre- / sen a Cortes Diez mil / Yndios Yazete mil. 12 / Gerra En Cholula. 13. Da / la Obediensia al Rey / de España Los de / Cholula.
Inscribed in red color. Front, upper central area

12 [indicando la escena]
Inscribed in red color. Front, center

11 [indicando la escena]
Inscribed in red color. Front, upper left area

13
Inscribed in black. Front, lower left area

13 [indicando la escena]
Inscribed in red color. Front, lower central area

136 / 6598 / MUSEO DE AMERICA
Inscribed in golden colour. Back, upper right corner

1929
Inscribed in red color. Front, lower right corner

6605 / MUSEO DE AMERICA
Inscribed in golden colour. Back, Upper right area

7 ?
Inscribed in black. Front, lower left area

Cat. 13
Inscribed in golden colour. Back, lower right corner

MUSEO NACIONAL / DEL PRADO / M 3205
Inscribed in golden colour. Back, lower right corner

6
Inscribed in red color. Back, Upper central area

Exhibitions +

Los siglos de oro en los Virreinatos de América
Madrid
23.11.1999 - 12.02.2000

Location +

Madrid - Museo de América (Deposit)

Displayed objects +

Bow/Arrow

Armor

Helmet

Shield / Coat of Arms

Sword

Lances / Spears

Flag

Heraldic

Update date: 22-11-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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