National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol Francisco de Goya (artist)
Spanish, 1746 - 1828
Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol, c. 1803/1804
oil on canvas
overall: 119.7 x 79.3 cm (47 1/8 x 31 1/4 in.) framed: 137.8 x 98.4 cm (54 1/4 x 38 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. P.H.B. Frelinghuysen in memory of her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer
1941.10.1
On View
From the Tour: Francisco de Goya
Object 5 of 9

Conservation Notes

The painting is executed over a reddish brown ground of average thickness and is in very good condition except for small discolored retouches in the jacket and face and in the background. The paint is applied in a quick and assured manner; in many areas, the application is thin, allowing the ground color to show through the brushstrokes. The impastoed highlights still retain a good deal of the texture and were not flattened by the relining. The painting is close to its original size, having lost only the tacking edges.

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