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María Ignacia Álvarez de Toledo y Gonzaga Caracciolo, Marchioness of Astorga
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María Ignacia Álvarez de Toledo y Gonzaga Caracciolo, Marchioness of Astorga

Late XVIII century. Marble. Room 094

The 10th Marchioness of Villafranca del Bierzo (1757-1795), who was also painted by Goya, was the first wife of the 16th Marquis of Astorga, an important art collector. The Marchioness has a curious hairstyle fashionable at this period and wears the sash of the Order of María Luisa, a privilege reserved for thirty women of the upper Spanish nobility. Her coat-of-arms appears on the back of the base.

Technical data

Inventory number
E000540
Author
Anonymous
Title
María Ignacia Álvarez de Toledo y Gonzaga Caracciolo, Marchioness of Astorga
Date
Late XVIII century
Technique
Sculpted
Medium
Marble
Dimension
Height: 65 cm.; Width: 36 cm.; Base/bottom: 32 cm.; Weight: 43.2 Kg.
Provenance
Acquired from Félix Lorente Amo, Madrid, 1974.

Bibliography +

1802 España entre dos siglos y la devolución de Menorca, Sociedad Estatal Conmemoraciones Culturales, Madrid, 2002, pp. 307-308.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. s/n.
Adquirido por el Patronato Nacional de Museos, en 250.000 pts. / Busto de mármol blanco / Dama, s. XVIII [Aparece anotado en el inventario entre los asientos 1948 y 1949, pero no se le adjudicó número]

Exhibitions +

1802. España entre dos siglos y la recuperación de Menorca
Madrid
20.12.2002 - 15.03.2003

1802. España entre dos siglos y la recuperación de Menorca
Mahón
08.08.2002 - 15.10.2002

Location +

Room 094 (On Display)

Expuesto

Displayed objects +

Royal Order of Noble Ladies of Queen María Luisa: Ostenta sobre su pecho la banda de la orden de la reina María Luisa, privilegio reservado a treinta damas de la alta nobleza española.

Update date: 05-02-2020 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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