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The Doorway of the Palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas (Valencia)
Domingo Marqués, Francisco
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Domingo Marqués, Francisco

Valencia, 1842 - Madrid, 1920

Domingo Marqués, Francisco See author's file

The Doorway of the Palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas (Valencia)

Ca. 1885. Oil on panel Not on display

Various gentlemen in Carlos IV-style clothing gather in front of the palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas in Valencia. They are accompanied by a pack of dogs and various lackeys. Domingo´s technique is based on short, schematic brushstrokes that shape the figures, bringing great luminosity and colorist expressivity to the overall composition. This type of small, lively works was especially popular with the wealthy bourgeoisie of Domingo´s time. The decorated entrance to this palace is one of the great architectural marvels of eighteenth-century Spain. The lower part, which is the only part visible in this painting, has two alabaster figures of rivers, each with an amphora at its feet. These sculptures, which allude to the Marquis´ title, were made by Ignacio Vergara (1715-1776) under the direction of Hip

Technical data

Inventory number
P004486
Author
Domingo Marqués, Francisco
Title
The Doorway of the Palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas (Valencia)
Date
Ca. 1885
Technique
Oil
Support
Panel
Dimension
Height: 31.8 cm.; Width: 40.5 cm.
Provenance
Museo de Arte Moderno

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de las pinturas del siglo XIX, Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid, 1985, pp. 58.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Maestros de la pintura valenciana del siglo XIX en el Museo, Museo Nacional del Prado, Autoridad Portuaria, Madrid, 1997, pp. 146-147.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Pintura del Siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado: catálogo general, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2015, pp. 151.

Other inventories +

Registros-Inventarios Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno, 1900-1936. Núm. 31 D.

Registro del Museo de Arte Moderno, 1954. Núm. 119.
En 1954 estaba expuesta en la Sala VI del Museo de Arte Moderno. [Doc. A. M. P.: M.A.M., Inventario 1954. Notas a la vista de los cuadros. Pintura. Cuaderno 1, nº 135]

Actas traslado de obras MEAC - Prado, 1971-1973. Núm. 112.

Exhibitions +

Maestros de la pintura valenciana del siglo XIX en el Museo del Prado
Valencia
25.11.1997 - 25.01.1998

Update date: 06-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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