Copy of the Portrait of Margarita Guazzi by Anton Raphael Mengs
Puiguriguer i Burgés, Tomàs de [Barcelona, 1793 - 1872]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 77 x 63 m
Date: s.d.
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 169
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Inscribed: On back of frame, on label of the Academy, in ink: “Núm. ant. se desconoce/ Núm. mod. 264/ Retrato". Provenance: Bequeathed by the artist, the Canon Tomàs de Puiguriguer, to the Academy (testament dating from May 26th 1869). Came to the Academy's Museum: February 4th 1881. Note: The original of this work (of very similar dimensions) and those that bear numbers 196 and 249 belonged to the collection of José Nicolás de Azara and were painted by Mengs about 1762 and 1763. The present work passed from the collection of Azara to his heirs' in Madrid. The portrayed was Anton Raphael Mengs' wife.
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