Inventory number
P02188
Author
Mengs, Anton Rafael (German)
Title
Carlos IV, Prince of Asturias
Chronology
Ca. 1765
Technique
Óleo
Support
Lienzo
Dimensions
152,5 cm x 111 cm
School
Alemana
Theme
Retrato
On display
Yes
Provenance
Colección Real (Palacio Nuevo, Madrid, trascuartos de la Reina, 1794, [s. n.])

Carlos IV was portrayed by Mengs when he was still Prince of Asturias. In this three-quarters representation that reaches his knees, he wears a grey frock coat and high black boots. He carries a shotgun in his left hand and is accompanied by a hunting dog. He bears sashes of the Orders of Saint-Esprit and San Genaro, as well as the insignia of the Golden Fleece. He was born to Carlos III and Mar

 
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