Girls at a Window

Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta (Spanish, Rome 1841–1920 Versailles)

ca. 1875
Oil on canvas
28 5/8 x 23 1/2 in. (72.7 x 59.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (lower right): R. Madrazo

  • Provenance

    Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, New York (until d. 1887)

  • Exhibition History

    Palm Beach. Society of the Four Arts. "Spanish Painting," January 11–February 6, 1952, no. 26.

    St. Petersburg, Fla. Museum of Fine Arts. "Spanish 19th Century Painters," January 15–?March 31, 1973, no catalogue? [possibly included].

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "La Belle Époque," December 6, 1982–September 4, 1983, unnum. checklist.

    Albuquerque Museum. "Prelude to Spanish Modernism: Fortuny to Picasso," August 21–November 27, 2005, no. 10.

    Dallas. Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University. "Prelude to Spanish Modernism: Fortuny to Picasso," December 11, 2005–February 26, 2006, no. 10.

  • References

    Arthur Hoeber. The Treasures of The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York. New York, 1899, p. 102.

    Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo-Americana. 31, Barcelona, [1930], p. 1364.

    L. Scheewe in Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler. 23, Leipzig, 1929, p. 536, dates it about 1875.

    Harry B. Wehle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Italian, Spanish, and Byzantine Paintings. New York, 1940, p. 299, erroneously calls it a gift of Mrs. Robert L. Stuart in 1886.

    Paul Ettesvold in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. La Belle Epoque. New York, 1982, p. 14, dates it about 1887.

    Eleanor Tufts in World Impressionism: The International Movement, 1860–1920. New York, 1990, pp. 217, 220–21, colorpl. 275, describes it and relates it to Mary Cassatt's "On the Balcony" (Philadelphia Museum of Art) of the early 1870s.

    Mark Roglán et al. Prelude to Spanish Modernism: Fortuny to Picasso. Exh. cat., Albuquerque Museum. Albuquerque, 2005, p. 118, colorpl. 10.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History