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Indian Countrywoman
Villanueva y Vinarao, Esteban
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Villanueva y Vinarao, Esteban

Manila (Philippines), 1859 - Alicante (Spain), 1920

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Indian Countrywoman

1875. Oil on canvas. Room 061A

Besides the classification of autochthonous types, the set of heads by Villanueva at the Prado clearly illustrates the interest taken by Philippine painters in the local as an object of representation. This series served as examples for the students at the Academy of Manila, where the artist was a brilliant pupil.

Technical data

Inventory number
P006852
Author
Villanueva y Vinarao, Esteban
Title
Indian Countrywoman
Date
1875
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 69 cm; Width: 54 cm
Provenance
Museo de Ultramar, until 1908; Museo de Arte Moderno, 1908-1971; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2016

Bibliography +

El ''Prado disperso''. Cuadros depositados en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Ayuntamiento, Boletín del Museo del Prado, 13, 1992, pp. 94.

Discovering Philippine Art in Spain, Department of Foreign Affairs, Manila, 1998, pp. 257.

Romero de Tejada y Picatoste, Pilar, Filipinas, Hace Un Siglo, Ministerio de Educacon y Cultura., Madrid, 2000.

Guardiola, Juan, Filipiniana, Casa Asia, Madrid, 2006, pp. 82.

Barón, Javier, The Spanish presence at Philadelphia's Centennial Exhibition and Chicago's world's Columbian, Collecting spanish art. Spain's golden age and America's Gilded Age., 2012, pp. 65-93 [75].

Díez, J.L. (dir.), Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado. Catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 586.

Other inventories +

Registros-Inventarios Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno, 1900-1936. Núm. 37V.

Inscriptions +

´INDIA DE CAMPO. ESTUDIO DEL NATURAL POR ESTEBAN VILLANUEVA, DISCIPULO DE D. AGUSTIN SAEZ. ACADEMIA DE MANILA, CLASE DE COLORIDO Y COMPOSICION 1875
Signed and dated. Front

Exhibitions +

Filipiniana. Siglo XX
Madrid
11.05.2006 - 24.09.2006

Filipinas hace un siglo
Manila
04.02.2000 - 04.03.2000

Location +

Room 061A (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 04-11-2021 | Registry created on 30-06-2016

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