Figure Surrounded by a Garland of Flowers
Lacoma i Fontanet, Francesc [Barcelona, 1784 - París, 1849]
Technique: Oil on panel
Dimensions: 78 x 58 cm
Date: 1803
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 132
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Inscribed: On back of panel, label with the title “Alegoria” and the number of the catalogue of 1913; and label of the “Un siglo olvidado..." exhibition. Provenance: Museum of the former Junta de Comerç. In all probabiliy this is the work that was awarded with the First Class Prize in the category of Flowers in 1803. Its subject was described in this way in the 1803 Continuación: "A dress for a lady, decorated with a garland two spans high, in which the drawing can be used for the border of a bedspread, all executed in Spanish-American painting". Exhibitions: Exposicions: Exposición Un Siglo Olvidado de Pintura Catalana (1750-1850), Barcelona, 1951, núm. 106. Note: In 1932 it was loaned to the Comissió Provincial de Monuments Històrics i Artístics de Barcelona (no. 24 of the list of works on loan) from where it was recovered some years later.


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