Francisco de Zurbaran

The Battle between Christians and Moors at El Sotillo



Francisco de Zurbaran - The Battle between Christians and Moors at El Sotillo



Francisco de Zurbaran
The Battle between Christians and Moors at El Sotillo
c. 1638
335 x 191.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Kretschmar Fund, 1920


Provenance

Monastery of Nuestra Señora de la Defensión, Jerez de la Frontera, by about 1640–1813
Musée Napoléon, Paris, from 1813
restored to Spain after 1814
Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, by 1818–23
Jerez de la Frontera, by 1823– at least 1835/37
sold by José Cuesta of Seville to Baron Isidore Taylor for King Louis Philippe, 26 June 1837
Louis Philippe, King of France, Paris, 1838–died 1850
his estate, 1850–53
his sale, Christie's, London, 20 May 1853, nr. 405, to Farrer for Labouchère
Henry Labouchère, 1st Baron Taunton, Stoke (near Windsor), 1853–died 1869
his daughter, Mary Dorothy Labouchère (later Mrs. Edward James Stanley), Quantock Lodge, Bridgewater, Somerset, and Cross Hall, Lancashire, from 1869
with Captain R. Langton Douglas, London, 1920, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 20.104

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