An unknown Lady
An unknown Lady
An unknown Lady
in gilt-metal frame set with split seed pearl border
Esquivel was a Spanish painter whose official recognition's include the "Commander's Cross" of the Order of Isabella the Catholic. In 1843, he was named Court painter and, in 1847, a Professor at the San Fernando Academy.He was a founding member of the "Society for the Protection of the Fine Arts" and wrote a book on art theory: Tratado de Anatomía Pictórica.
Small insect under chin. Chip to glass in right corner. One seed pearl missing
Private English Collection
Height 2.25 inch (5.71 cm)
watercolour on ivory
signed on the obverse
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