Portrait of Count James Joseph Mahoney by Francesco de Mura

Portrait of Count James Joseph Mahoney, Lieutenant General in Neapolitan service and a Knight of Januarius.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
98 x 73 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £21,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Colnaghi

He is depicted in full armour and half length. A portrait of his wife was painted at the same time by Pierre Subleyras. The two were separated when the collection of Castello Borromeo Arese was sold by Christies, Rome in 1979.

Provenance

Castello Borromeo Arese sale, Christie's (Rome), 1979.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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