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Ransom of Captives in the Times of Charles III (sketch)
Aparicio e Inglada, José
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Aparicio e Inglada, José

Alicante (Spain), 1770 - Madrid (Spain), 1838

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Ransom of Captives in the Times of Charles III (sketch)

Ca. 1813. Oil on canvas. Room 064

A preparatory sketch for the painting of the same name, which has disappeared from the Museo del Prado’s collections. It commemorated the ransom of a large number of captives in Algiers in 1768 by order of Charles III. The memory of this king was exalted during the reign of his grandson, Ferdinand VII, as a model for the prestige of the monarchy

Technical data

Inventory number
P007944
Author
Aparicio e Inglada, José
Title
Ransom of Captives in the Times of Charles III (sketch)
Date
Ca. 1813
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 56 cm.; Width: 73 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by the Museo del Prado from Alcalá Subastas, 2006

Bibliography +

Ossorio y Bernard, Manuel, Galería biográfica de artistas españoles del Siglo XIX, [s.n.], Madrid, 1884, pp. 40-43.

Rosenblum, R., 'L'epidémie d'Espagne' d'Aparicio au Salon de 1806, La revue du Louvre, 6, 1974, pp. 429-436.

Espí y Valdés, A., José Aparicio: pintor alicantino y de Corte, Revista del Instituto de Estudios Alicantinos, 23, 1978.

Valverde Madrid, J., Algunos datos sobre el pintor alicantino José Aparicio, Archivo de arte valenciano, 61, 1980, pp. 91-92.

Augé, Jean-Louis, Les élèves espagnols de David, Acl-Crocus, Castres, 1989, pp. 32.

Fontbona, Francesc, Le Neoclassicisme en Espagne. Journees D'Etude, 20-21 Juille..., L'Albaron, Castres, 1991.

Campederá Gutiérrez, B. y Moral Roncal, A. M., El pintor José Aparicio y la Corte de Fernando VII, Boletín del Museo e Instituto 'Camón Aznar', 1998, pp. 115-131.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Memoria de Actividades 2006, Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, 2007, pp. 70-72.

Tebar Martínez, Pilar, José Aparicio Inglada: de Alicante a la corte de Fernando VII, Canelobre, Invierno 64, 2014, pp. 62-83 [74,77-78].

Díez, J.L. (dir.), Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado. Catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 71.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2749.

Inscriptions +

Redención ó Cambio de / 1407 esclavos / hecha / De orden / Del Piado­so Rei / de España / Carlos III. / en 1768”
Inscribed in black. Front, upper right corner

JIGC, no 9625
Scrap of paper. Front, upper right corner

Exhibitions +

Carlos III: Proyección exterior y científica de un reinado ilustrado
Madrid
15.12.2016 - 26.03.2017

Location +

Room 064 (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 25-10-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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