The itinerary <em>TITULORECORRIDO</em> has been successfully created. Now you can add in works from the Collection browser
<em>TITULOOBRA</em> added to <em>TITULORECORRIDO</em> itinerary

Collection <Back
José Nicolás de Azara
Mengs, Anton Raphael
Close Continuar a ficha de la obra

Mengs, Anton Raphael

Aussig, Bohemia, 1728 - Rome, 1779

Mengs, Anton Raphael See author's file

Technical data

Inventory number
P008113
Author
Mengs, Anton Raphael
Title
José Nicolás de Azara
Date
1774
Technique
Oil
Support
Panel
Dimension
Height: 77 cm.; Width: 61.5 cm.
Provenance
José Nicolás de Azara, First Marquis of Nibbiano; by inheritance the painting passed to his descendants: in 1840, Second Marquis of Nibbiano (Barbuñales, Huesca); in 1923 it was offered in deposit to the Prado Museum by José Jordán de Urríes y Azara (Barbuñales, Huesca); acquired by the State from the auction house Bonhams, London, for the Prado Museum, in 2012

Bibliography +

Antonio Rafael Mengs : 1728-1779 : noticia de su vida y de s, [s.n.], Madrid, 1929, pp. n.85.

Antonio Rafael Mengs: 1728-1779, Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, 1980, pp. 90-99, n.35.

Roettgen, Steffi, Anton Raphael Mengs, 1728-1779, I, Hirmer Verlag, 1999, pp. 262-263, n.193A.

Úbeda de los Cobos, Andrés, Pensamiento artístico español del siglo XVIII: de Antonio Palomino a Francisco de Goya, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2001.

Gimeno Puyol, M. D ed., Epistolario (1784-1804) de José Nicolás de Azara, Castalia, 2010.

Mena, Manuela B., Anton Rafael Mengs 'Retrato de José Nicolás de Azara'. En: Museo Nacional del Prado. Memoria de Actividades 2012, Mº de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Madrid, 2013, pp. 44-46.

Schröder, Stephan, 'Azara como promotor de las artes y coleccionismo de arte clásico: la colección de escultura clásica de Azara'. En:, Mengs y Azara : el retrato de una amistad, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2013, pp. 26-27, n. 1.

Maurer, Gudrum, 'Mengs y Azara, testimonios de una amistad: Mengs retrata a Azara'. En:, Mengs y Azara : el retrato de una amistad, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2013, pp. 11-16 [11-14] n. 1.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2837.

Exhibitions +

Meta-painting. A Journey to the Idea of Art
15.11.2016 - 19.02.2017

Mengs and Azara. Portrait of a Friendship
Madrid
03.07.2013 - 27.10.2013

Location +

Room 089 (On Display)

Expuesto

Displayed objects +

Book

Update date: 07-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

Other works by Mengs, Anton Raphael

Print on demand

Print artworks available in our catalogue in high quality and your preferred size and finish.

Image archive

Request artworks available in our catalogue in digital format.

Up