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Infanta Margarita

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting
Artist/Maker: Kitson, Jean A.
Date: 1917
Media/Materials: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: image: 100.2 x 100.3 cm
Classification: Painting


Student copy - after Juan Bautista Martínez del Mazo (Colección Real via Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid, Spain).

This copy was painted in Spain on a Gray's School of Art travelling scholarship. Miss Kitson was awarded 120 pounds which was paid in instalments. Her proposed itinerary as Travelling Scholar was to spend 3 months in Holland studying in the galleries of Rotterdam, Delft, The Hague, Leyden, Haarlem and Amsterdam, followed by 1 month in Paris and ending with 2 months in Madrid copying Velazquez and the Italian masters at the Prado. The original is now believed to be by the artist Juan Bautista Martínez del Mazo
On her return, this painting was retained by the School, in accordance with the terms of the scholarship.
Object Number: ABDRG619