The Birth of the Virgin
Lorenzale i Sugrañes, Claudi [Barcelona, 1814 o 1815 - 1889]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 51 x 41 cm
Date: c. 1849
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 97
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Inscriptions: on the back, written: "“Claudi Lorenzale/ a don(?) (...)/ 1849”, and etiquette in the exhibitions: “Un siglo olvidado...” Provenance:may have arrived by the testament of Apel · les Mestres to the Academy, the works were issued on November 22, 1944 Exhibitions: Barcelona, Asociación de Amigos de las Bellas Artes, Exposición Anual, 1856, no. 44; Barcelona, Un Siglo Olvidado de Pintura Catalana (1750-1850), 1951, no. 46. Note: the idea of painting a Nativity of the Mother of God could have had the Lorenzale in 1843, when he learned by letter from Rome, Manuel Vilar (Moreno 1869, p. 124), that Overbeck had made a composition with this theme. This book is the sketch of one of the tables found in the Cathedral of Solsona.
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