The Duchess of Abrantes
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Sister of the Marchioness of Santa Cruz (portrait in the Prado) and daughter of the Duke of Osuna wears headgear that was fashinable for Spanish women at the time. The vibrant and fast technique in this portrait still has the colours and decorative nature of Goya's works of the 18th century but here he adds black brushstrokes and light rubbings to produce a more advanced style.
Owner/Location: Museo Nacional del Prado  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: 1816
Artist age:Approximately 70 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 92 cm (36.22 in.), Width: 70 cm (27.56 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 06 December 2013.
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