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Ordoño III of León
Lozano, Isidoro
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Lozano, Isidoro

Logroño, 1826 - Toledo?, 1895

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Ordoño III of León

1852. Oil on canvas. On display elsewhere

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the queen assented to the creation and display of a portrait gallery that would represent all the preceding monarchs in chronological order. To fill the gaps of the medieval kings, of whom there were no images in the Royal Collections, portraits were commissioned from a number of young painters. At the same time, given that the clear political purpose of the series was to provide visual legitimisation for Isabella’s right to the crown, a special effort was made to represent the queens of Spain’s history.

Technical data

Inventory number
P005071
Author
Lozano, Isidoro
Title
Ordoño III of León
Date
1852
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 225 cm.; Width: 140 cm.
Series
Serie Cronológica de los Reyes de España
Provenance
Royal Collection, 1852

Bibliography +

Ossorio y Bernard, M., Galería biográfica de artistas españoles del Siglo XIX, Giner, Madrid, 1975, pp. 392.

Espinós, A.; Orihuela, M. y Royo Villanova, M. [et al.], ''El Prado disperso''. Cuadros depositados en Madrid. XI. Ministerio de Cultura, Boletín del Museo del Prado, VI, 1985, pp. 42.

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

Díez, José Luis, La pintura isabelina: arte y política, Real Academia de Historia, 2010, pp. 59-70.

Díez, J.L (dir.), Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado: catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 341.

Other inventories +

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 2979.
D. Isidoro Lozano. / 2979. Retrato de D. Ordoño 3º. / Tiene tunica carmesi oscuro bordada de oro y manto color lila; en la mano derecha el cetro; y la izquierda la apoya en el puño de la espada. /Alto 8 pies; Ancho 5 pies

Inscriptions +

Y. Lozano / 1852
Inscribed in dark color. Front, lower left corner

2979
Inscribed in red color. Front, lower left corner

D. ORDOÑO 3o
Stretcher

D. ORDOÑO III murio 955
Inscribed in brown color. Front, lower area

LAOBRANOTIENETRANSCRIPCIONES

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Location +

Madrid - Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte (Deposit)

Update date: 05-01-2021 | Registry created on 16-11-2016

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