A fragment of a portrait showing the head and shoulders with black hat and cape, against a crimson curtain.
Portrait of Archbishop Fernando de Valdés by Diego Velazquez, 16401645
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 66 x 60 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £100,000)
- Acquired in:
- Angus Bainbrigge
Fernando de Valdés was archbishop of Granada in 1633. A full length painting exists, but here the sitter is older, suggesting that this portrait is the copy.
Jose de Madrazo, Keeper of the Spanish Royal Collection; Sir David Wilkie; Sir George I. Campbell of Succoth; Mr Hugh Borthwick Norton; Mr Angus Bainbrigge.