Étude: Le Duc d’Albe

  • Romaine Brooks, Etude: Le Duc d'Albe, 1925, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1968.18.11

Brooks met the 17th Duke of Alba, Don Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó, at the Czech resort town of Marienbad. She captured the duke’s aristocratic charm in her vigorous brushwork, the slightly lowered viewpoint, and his sidelong glance. 

The Art of Romaine Brooks, 2016

Title
Étude: Le Duc d’Albe
Artist
Date
1925
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
34 3823 in. (87.258.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – other – aristocrat
  • Portrait male – Albe, Duc D'
  • Study
Object Number
1968.18.11
Palette
Linked Open Data
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