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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 455

    Ignacio de Leon y Escosura (Spanish, 1834-1901)

    A minor indulgence

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ignacio de Leon y Escosura (Spanish, 1834-1901)
    A minor indulgence
    signed and dated 'Leon y Escosura 1860' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    8½ x 6 3/8 in. (21.7 x 16.3 cm.)


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    A student of Federico du Madrazo, he settled in Paris and later gained a second class medal in Madrid and London. He was made a Knight of the Order of Charles III and Commander of the Order of Isabelle The Catholic.

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