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Count Jacob of Rechteren-Almelvo
Wertmüller, Adolf Ulrik
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Wertmüller, Adolf Ulrik

Stockholm, 1751 - United States, 1811

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Count Jacob of Rechteren-Almelvo

1790. Oil on canvas

Wertmüller was born in Stockholm and trained in Paris and Rome. He executed the present portrait and its companion (P002226) during his time in Spain. While there he painted the leading members of the aristocracy, to whom he was introduced by the Count. A diplomat, the present sitter was born in Over Issel, The Hague, in 1737 and was the Dutch ambassador in Madrid in 1783.

Technical data

Inventory number
P002225
Author
Wertmüller, Adolf Ulrik
Title
Count Jacob of Rechteren-Almelvo
Date
1790
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 62 cm.; Width: 52 cm.
Provenance
Alfredo Baüer, 1932; Acquired by the Tesoro Artístico Nacional in 1932 for the Prado Museum

Bibliography +

Goya and his times: Royal Academy Winter Exhibition, 1963-4:, Royal Academy of Arts in London, Londres, 1963, pp. 15.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1972.

L' art européen á la cour d'Espagne au XVIIIe siecle, Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris, 1979, pp. 161.

Roettgen, Steffi, Anton Raphael Mengs, 1728-1779, Hirmer Verlag, Munich, 1999, pp. 199.

Other inventories +

Catálogo Museo del Prado, 1952. Núm. 2225.

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Update date: 03-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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