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Francisco de Goya. The Marquesa de Pontejos. c.1786. Oil on canvas, 211 x 126 cm. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Francisco de Goya. The Marquesa de Pontejos.
Doña María Ana de Pontejos y Sandoval, the Marquesa de Pontejos, is holding a pink carnation, an emblem of love and brides. In 1786, at age twenty-four, she married the brother of the Count of Floridablanca, Charles III's progressive Prime Minister. At that time, her husband served as Spain's ambassador to Portugal.
See: Francisco de Goya. The Marquesa de Pontejos.

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