A Picnic

Probably a sketch of the late 1780s for one of a series of cartoons for tapestries ordered by Charles III to decorate the Bedchamber of the Infantas at the Palace of El Prado.

Only one of these cartoons seems to have been carried out. The sketch was one of a group sold to the Duke of Osuna about 1799.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1746 - 1828
Full title
A Picnic
Date made
1785-90
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
41.3 x 25.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1896
Inventory number
NG1471
Location in Gallery