Copy of the Adoration of the Shepherds by Anton Raphael Mengs
Lacoma i Sans, Francesc [Barcelona, 1784 - Madrid, 1812]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 99 x 60 cm
Date: c. 1807
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 202
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Inscribed: On frame, on old card, in ink: : “108”. On back of canvas, on the remains of a label, in ink: “N.(...)108/ Num. (...)2(...)/ Ado(...)n (...)/ los pasto(...) còpia de (...)eng(...)/ (...)”. Provenance: Museum of the former Junta de Comerç. Came to the Academy's Museum: 1833. Note:This work must have been executed during the painter's stay in Madrid (from 1803 until his death). This work is identical to the Adoration of the Shepherds by Vicente López (Cathedral of Valencia), copy of a work by Mengs which is at present in an unknown location In 1932 it was loaned to the Comissió Provincial de Monuments Històrics i Artístics of Barcelona (no.28 in the list of the works on loan), from where it was recovered years later.


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