Portrait of Don Diego Félix de Esquivel y Aldama

Portrait of Don Diego Félix de Esquivel y Aldama

c. 1655-60
Artist
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish, 1619-1682
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.67

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Portrait of Don Diego Félix de Esquivel y Aldama, About 1665—60. Oil paint on canvas; 80 ½ × 42 in. (204.5 × 106.7 cm). Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.67

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
image height: 80 1/2 in, 204.4700 cm; image width: 42 in, 106.6800 cm; frame height: 93 in, 236.2200 cm; frame width: 54 3/8 in, 138.1125 cm; frame depth: 2.5 in, 6.3500 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Esquivel y Aldama Family, Vitoria, until 1895. Aureliano de Beruete y Moret [1876 1922], Madrid, by 1901.[1] (Montllor Brothers Spanish Antiques Shop, New York); (their sale, Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 5–7 May 1932, no. 514). (French and Co., Inc., New York); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 7 December 1949; gift 1961 to the Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.67. [1] Beruete y Moret was director of the Prado museum in Madrid. He lent this painting to the Art Gallery of the Corporation of London in 1901, published in Descriptive and Biographical Catalogue of the Exhibition of the Works of Spanish Painters by A. G. Temple, p. 54, Cat. No. 62.
Exhibition History
  • "Old Master Paintings and Drawings from Colorado Collections"—The Aspen Art Museum, 07/30/1998 - 09/27/1998
  • "El Alma de Espana (The Soul of Spain)"—Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, 04/24/2005 - 07/31/2005
  • "Shared Treasure: The Legacy of Samuel Kress"—Allentown Art Museum, 10/14/2011 - 01/15/2012
  • On loan to the San Diego Museum of Art, 03/01/2017 - 07/01/2017

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