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Portraits of Mariano and His Wife

Portraits of Mariano and His Wife

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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
place made
Spain
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
ID Number
GA.16674
catalog number
16674
accession number
119780
subject
Gypsy
Portraits
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Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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