The Moor

before 1863
Mariano José Maria Bernardo Fortuny y Carbó (Spanish, 1838–1874)


Dimensions

Sheet: 40.7 x 23.6 cm (16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.569

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on heavy cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Inscribed on verso: Translation of scrap of paper pasted on back of frame/ Scetch (sic) of A Moor presented by the artist / to his friend Manuel Gomez [Gimez?] 1863

Provenance

Manuel Gomez acquired 1863 (friend of the artist); John Connor Barron (d. 1908); Ellis A. Barron; John Newland Barron (1917-92, Rhode Island); 1992, bequest of John Newland Barron to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 1992)

Credit Line

Bequest of John Newland Barron