Portrait de Jeanne d'Aragon / Musée Royal
- Portrait de Jeanne d'Aragon
- Musée Royal
Portrait of a woman, formerly identified as Joanna of Aragon, now known to be Doña Isabel de Requesens y Enrìques de Cardona-Anglesola; three-quarter length, turned to the left and looking to the viewer, with her left hand in her lap and her right touching her fur around her neck; she wears a hat with gems on the brim; in the background, at left, a woman leaning upon the edge of a loggia; after Raphael and Giulio Romano. 1821
Etching and engraving
- Height: 493 millimetres
- Width: 355 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered at lower left: 'Peint par Raphaël.'; at lower centre: 'Dessiné par Bouillon.' at lower right: 'Gravé par Rap: Morghen.'; at lower centre: 'PORTRAIT DE JEANNE D'ARRAGON.'.
Stamped: 'Musee Royal.'
From 'Musée Royal', see 1853,1008.115 for comment.
This print reproduces a portrait which is in the collection of the Musée du Louvre (Inv. 612). Vasari reports that the head of the sitter was painted by Raphael after a cartoon executed by Giulio Romano, who also painted the rest of the portrait. The sitter, traditionally identified as Joanna of Aragon, is now thought to be Dona Isabel de Requesens.
Not on display (Italian Masters Portfolio)
Prints & Drawings
Half-length 3/4 view portrait of a seated woman, commonly called Joanna of Aragon, now known to be Doña Isabel de Requesens y Enrìques de Cardona-Anglesola: she looks to the viewer, with her left hand in her lap and her right touching her fur around her neck; she wears a hat with gems on the brim; at right two lions look on (part of a throne), while at left, through a doorway can be seen a loggia and ledge upon which a woman leans; after Raphael Engraving
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Object reference number: PPA229111
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