Portrait of the Military Governor Juan Miguel de Indart y Galañena
Illa, Mariano [Barcelona 1748 - 1810]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 77 x 62 cm
Date: 1789
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 226
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Signed: “M YLtre Sr./ Suplica â V/ Mariano Ylla” (in a paper which the portrayed holds in his left hand) Inscribed: On frame, on old card, in ink: “357’. On back of canvas, labels of the exhibitions “Exposición de retratos y dibujos...” and “Un siglo olvidado..."; on label of the Academy, in ink: “Retrato del Intendente Juan Miguel de/ Indart/ por Mariano Illa’; and on another label of the Academy, in ink (in poor condition): “N.a. 35(...)/ N.m. (...)/ Retrato del intendente/ D. Juan Manuel de Indart/ por Yllas/ alto 0,78 x 0,62 ancho". Provenance: Director's Office of the Escola de Llotja. Restauration: Restored by Balanguer & Grau workshop in july, 2000. Note: The portrayed (Ziga, Baztán,1738 - Barcelona, 1797) was military governor of the Principality of Catalonia between May 24th 1789 and February 14th 1797.


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