Portraits of Mariano and His Wife

Description (Brief)
While in Granada, Spain, in 1881, Ferris drew in pencil Mariano Fernandez, a gypsy prince, and his wife. The gypsy was a favorite model of the artist Mariano Fortuny. See also GA*14404.03, etching of Mariano and his wife in front of their cave, and GA*14541, a watercolor study for the print.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
1881
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11 cm x 14.5 cm; 4 5/16 in x 5 11/16 in
sheet: 21 cm x 15.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in
place made
Spain
ID Number
GA*16674
catalog number
16674
accession number
119780
subject
Gypsy
Portraits
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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