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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 300

    Manner of Francisco de Goya

    Portrait of a lady

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Manner of Francisco de Goya
    Portrait of a lady
    with signature and date 'F. Goya, 1817' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    41 3/8 x 33 3/8 in. 105 x 84.8 cm.


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    Provenance

    Condesa de Gomar and Marchesa de Villabragina, Madrid.
    Gómez-Acebo Collection.
    Francisco Raab.
    Gaetano Mian, São Paulo, by 1961.


    Pre-Lot Text

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    Literature

    A. de Beruete y Moret, Goya, pintor de ritratos, Madrid, 1916, p. 177, no. 188.
    A.L. Mayer, Francisco de Goya, Munich, 1923, p. 207, no. 512, fig. 233.
    A.L. Mayer, Francisco de Goya, London and Toronto, 1924, p. 172, no. 512, pl. 233, as 'Francisco Goya, Portrait of a Woman'.
    X. Desparmet Fitz-Gerald, L'Oeuvre Peint de Goya, Paris, 1928-1950, II, p. 217, no. 506, pl. 420, as 'Francisco Goya, Portrait de Femme inconnue'.
    M.S. Soria, 'Augustín Esteve and Goya', Art Bulletin, XXV, no. 3, September 1943, p. 264, no. 67, as 'Augustín Esteve'.
    E. Lafuente Ferrari, Antecedentes, coincidencias e influencias del arte de Goya, Madrid, 1947, p. 171, as 'Augustín Esteve'.
    M.S. Soria, Augustín Esteve y Goya, Valencia, 1957, pp. 28, 140, no. 159, as 'Augustín Esteve, Uunknown Lady of the House of Gomar'.
    J. Gudiol, Goya 1746-1828, Paris, 1971, I, pp. 173, 326, no. 651, IV, fig. 1059, as 'Francisco Goya, Retrato no identificado'.
    P. Guinard et al, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Goya, Paris, 1976, p. 132, no. 608, illustrated, as 'Francisco Goya, Portrait d'une inconnu'.