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Portrait of a Man
Opie, John
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Opie, John

Cornwall (United Kingdom), 1761 - London (United Kingdom), 1807

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Portrait of a Man

Ca. 1800. Oil on canvas.
Not on display

Opie depicts his elegant sitter dressed in the fashion of the day and holding a rolled up paper that may be a plan in his right hand. Located in the immediate foreground, the figure stands out strongly against the dark ground, conveying a marked sensation of reality.

Technical data

Inventory number
Opie, John
Portrait of a Man
Ca. 1800
Height: 100 cm; Width: 90 cm
Acquired from Jan G. Appleby, Londres, 1965.

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1985, pp. 470-471.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas, III, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1996, pp. nº1874.

Other inventories +

Catálogo Museo del Prado, 1972. Núm. 3084.

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 1874.
1874 / Autor, John Oppie / Asunto, "Retrato de caballero" / Lienzo, 100 x 90 cms. / Nº del Catálogo 3084 [Nota en margen izquierdo] Adquirido por pts. 14.150, / por acuerdo del Patronato / de 26 enero 1965 a M. Jan G. / Appleby, de Londres

Update date: 08-06-2022 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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