|Technique: ||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions: ||91 x 67 cm.|
|Date: ||c. 1798|
|Generic classification: ||Paint|
|General inventari: ||134|
|Location: ||Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi|
|Inscribed: On stretcher, on fragmented printed label, in ink: “Retrato de D. Salvador Xamar/ Núm. 176”; on another label: “10278”. On back of frame and stretcher, label of the exhibition “Vicente López”, bearing no. 10, and on back of frame, a label from “Restauro Vandick” (the transport company of this exhibition).
Provenance: Bequeathed to the Academy by Francesc Ignasi de Montserrat, who made his will in Valencia on June 11th 1859.
Came to the Academy's Museum: 1863.
Restauration: restored by Balaguer & Grau workshop in 1999.
Exhibitions: Barcelona, Exposición de retratos y dibujos antiguos y modernos, 1910, sala V, núm. 16; Madrid, Vicente López (1772-1850), 1989, cat. núm. 10; Pamplona-Vitoria-Bilbao-Madrid, RACBASJ. Exposición antológica de pintura, 2000, núm. 27.
Note: The portrayed was "receiver of Malta" in Barcelona. There exists a preparatory drawing for the head (DIEZ 1994, P-721), coming from the Casa Torres collection in Madrid. The work was on loan to the Museus d’Art de Barcelona with inv. no. 10278. It was returned on December 1st 1980.|