Caballero de la familia Goyena (Gentleman of the Goyena Family)

  • Joaquin Jose Goyena y O'Daly, Caballero de la familia Goyena (Gentleman of the Goyena Family), ca. 1835-1843, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.13

This dashing young man wears a fashionable pin in his shirt, and is seated on a fancy chair with a painted or inlaid design. The piece is inscribed J J Goyena Pinx”—“pinx,” short for pinxit, means painted” in Latin, and is often found on older European paintings.

Title
Caballero de la familia Goyena (Gentleman of the Goyena Family)
Artist
Date
ca. 1835-1843
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
2 782 38 in. (7.36.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Goyena – waist length
Object Number
1996.91.13
Palette
Linked Open Data
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