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The Virgin Reading
González de la Vega, Diego
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González de la Vega, Diego

Madrid (Spain), 1628 - Madrid (Spain), 1697

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The Virgin Reading

XVII century. Oil on canvas. On display elsewhere

This work is part of a series of Apostles executed by Diego González de la Vega for the Oratory of Parents of El Salvador, Madrid (Spain). When they entered the Museo de la Trinidad (1838) were listed as anonymous. Along with other works, now destroyed, the canvases at the Museo del Prado are this The Virgin Reading, Saint Peter (P3248), Saint Paul (P5472), Saint John the Evangelist (P4021), Saint Matthew (P3200) and Saint Thomas (P3362)

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Inventory number
P003392
Author
González de la Vega, Diego
Title
The Virgin Reading
Date
XVII century
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 126 cm.; Width: 101 cm.
Series
Apostolado. Oratorio de Padres del Salvador, Madrid
Provenance
Oratorio de Padres del Salvador del Mundo, de clérigos menores, Madrid; Museo de la Trinidad

Bibliography +

Cruzada Villaamil, Gregorio, Catálogo provisional, historial y razonado del Museo Nacional de Pinturas, Madrid, 1865.

Espinós, Adela; Orihuela, Mercedes y Royo Villanova, Mercedes, ''El Prado disperso''. Cuadros depositados en Madrid. II. Convento de Santa Teresa, Boletín del Museo del Prado, I, 1980, pp. 102.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas, II. Museo de la Trinidad, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1991, pp. nº327.

Álvarez Lopera, José, El museo de la Trinidad: historia, obras y documentos, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2009, pp. 97.

Quesada Valera, José María, Un Alonso Cano perdido del Prado, Ars magazine, 46, 2020, pp. 142-143.

Other inventories +

Inv. Museo de la Trinidad, Pintura. Núm. 327.
327. / La Virgen de mas de medio cuerpo tamº nat.l con un libro abierto en la mano izqda y manto azul puesto p.r la cabeza / Autor. / Rectifdo Alto 1,25 ancho 1,00. / Sin Forrar ni Restaurar pr con moldura lisa dorada y colgdo en la porteria mayor / Nº 146 / G.P

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Location +

Madrid - Iglesia de San José (Deposit)

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Update date: 09-05-2020 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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