Reiterbildnis König Philipps' IV. (nach Velázquez)

Reiterbildnis König Philipps' IV. (nach Velázquez)

Dating
1865
More about this artwork
‘It is the finest equestrian portrait I have ever seen’, Marées wrote to Schack in 1865 from Florence. The painting in the Palazzo Pitti is a replica, much reduced in size, of a picture by Velázquez now in the Prado in Madrid. Translating the original into his own pictorial idiom, Marées confirmed Schack’s belief that ‘A copy can be a true and genuine work of art because, if it is good, it is not produced in a mechanical way, but requires considerable artistic force to bring it to life.’
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
11508
Birth year of the artist
1837
Year the artist deceased
1887
Dimensions of the object
126,5 x 91,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1865 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Hans von Marées, Reiterbildnis König Philipps' IV. (nach Velázquez), 1865, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/Qr4Dw73GpE (Last updated on 17.07.2020)

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