Record number 07/409
Author Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid)
TitleAbertura Solemne De La Real Academia De Las Tres Bellas Artes, Pintura, Escultura, Y Architectura, Con el nombre de S. Fernando, Fundada Por El Rey Nuestro Señor. Celebrose El dia 13. del mes de Junio de 1752. Siendo su Protector El Exmo. Sr. D. Joseph De Carvajal, Y Lancaster, Ministro de Estada, &c. Quien dedica esta Relacion à S. M. que Dios guarde.
ImprintEn Madrid: en casa de Antonio Marin, Año De MDCCLII.
Physical Description[4], 36 p.; 234 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - [Text] - Lista De Los Señores Academicos Honorarios, Y Profesores De La Real Academia ... .
Responsibility NoteThe work is dedicated by Joseph de Carvajal y Lancaster to the King (Ferdinand VI).
SubjectAcademies - Art - Arts - Artists - Art and State - Societies - Spain - Madrid - History - 18th century
Art history - Spain - 18th century
Name as Subject Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid)
ReferencesC. Whistler, 'On the margins in Madrid', in E. Goodman, ed., Art and culture in the eighteenth century (2001), p.76-89; C. Bedat, La Real Academia De Bellas Artes De San Fernando (1989); M. Crawford Volk, 'The Madrid Academy', in A. Bull., 61 (1979), p.627; F.J. Sánchez Cantón, 'Las bellas artes en el reinado de Fernando VI', in Academia: Bol. Real Acad. B.A. San Fernando, 9 (1959). On academies of art in general see Academies Of Art , ed. A.W.A. Boschloo et al. (1989)N. Pevsner, Academies Of Art (1940; with new pref. 1973).
Binding Note18th-century mottled calf; gilt-decorated spine, red and black morocco spine-labels lettered 'Actas De La Academi De San Fernand · I ·'. Bound with '(Relacion De La) Distribucion De Los Premios ... Por La Real Academia ...' (1753-60).
ProvenanceOn the front loose endpaper are pasted two notes, inscribed in ink, (1) 'These four Volumes of the Actas of the Spanish Academy belong to the Royal Academy of London P. Hoare'; (2) 'a small Spanish Edition of the Lives' [supra, 'Diccionario'] 'of the Spanish Painters belongs also to the R. Academy P.H I think in six Vols All to be returned to the R. Academy'. The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'P. Hoare for the Royal Academy.' Prince Hoare was the Royal Academy's Secretary for Foreign Correspondence from 1799 to 1834.
Contributors Carvajal y Lancaster, Joseph de, 1698 - 1754
Fernando VI, King of Spain, 1713 - 1759, dedicatee
Marín, Antonio, fl. 1726 - 1770, printer
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