Bartolomé Estebán Murillo

A Knight of Alcántara or Calatrava



Bartolomé Estebán Murillo - A Knight of Alcántara or Calatrava



Bartolomé Estebán Murillo
A Knight of Alcántara or Calatrava
c. 1650-55
195.6 x 97.8 cm (original canvas)
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Rudolf J. Heinemann, 1954


Provenance

?unverified sale ["Zubieta" according to Angulo Iñiguez], London, 12 June 1874, as "Don Pedro Núñez de Villavicencio, friend and disciple of Murillo and knight of a military order," for £178.10 to Palmer
Francisco Merry y Colom Gaite y Osorio, 1st Conde de Benomar, London (d. 1899)
?sale, Christie's, London, 6 July 1899, for £210 to Lesser
with Lesser, London, 1899–1912
posthumous sale, Christie's, London, 10 February 1912, nr. 18, as "Don Pedro Nuñez de Villavicencio, in black dress with braided sleeves, and white stockings, standing, holding his glove and hat, and wearing the Riband and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem ([sic] our sitter wears the ribbon and order of the knights of Alcántara or Calatrava), 75 in. by 48 in." for £81.18.0 to Nicholson
with (?A. L.) Nicholson, from 1912
with Rudolf J. Heinemann, Munich, in 1927
?with Fleischmann, Munich, by 1928–at least 1930
?withF. Mont, New York, in 1950
with Pinakos Inc. (Rudolf J. Heinemann), until 1954
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 54.190

Other works by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo


Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
c. 1655-60

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo The Baptism of Christ
The Baptism of Christ

Bartolomé Estebán Murillo The Crucifixion
The Crucifixion
c. 1675

Bartolomé Estebán Murillo Virgin and Child
Virgin and Child
1670s

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Saint Peter receiving the keys
Saint Peter receiving the keys