Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Girls at a Window

Artist:
Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta (Spanish, Rome 1841–1920 Versailles)
Date:
ca. 1875
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
28 5/8 x 23 1/2 in. (72.7 x 59.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Accession Number:
87.15.131
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): R. Madrazo
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, New York (until d. 1887)
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–February 18, 1973, no catalogue? [possibly included].

Jacksonville, Fla. Cummer Gallery of Art. "Spanish 19th Century Painters," March 6–April 8, 1973, no catalogue?

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.

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

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

L. Scheewe in Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler. Ed. Hans Vollmer. Vol. 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 La Belle Epoque. Exh. brochure, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1982, p. 14, dates it about 1887.

Eleanor Tufts in World Impressionism: The International Movement, 1860–1920. Ed. Norma Broude. 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.



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