27 October 2000
José Villegas y Cordero (Spanish, 1848-1922)
The guard of the harem at rest
signed and dated 'Villegas 1872' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20 x 133/8 in. (51 x 35.3 cm.)
Painted in 1872
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Dr Angel Castro Martin has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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