Record number 05/986
Author Museo Nacional Del Prado (Madrid)
TitleColeccion Lithographica De Cuadros Del Rey De España El Señor Don Fernando VII Obra dedicada á S.M. lithographiada pór hábiles artistas bajo la direccion de D. Jose De Madrazo Pintor de Cámara de S.M. Director en la Rl. Académia de S. Fernando, Académico do mérito de la insigne de S. Lucas en Roma.
ImprintMadrid: En El Real Establecimiento lithographico., 1826. (-1832.)
Physical Description2 tom. in 4 parts; 593 mm.
Physical Description NoteTom. I. Pt.1: [100] p., frontis. (port.), pl. 1-46. - Tom. I. Pt.2: [100] p., pl. 47-94. - Tom. II. Pt.1: [110] p., frontis. (port.), [2] pl. and pl. 95-142. - Tom. II. Pt.2: [94] p., pl. 143-186. The plates of the four parts do not themselves carry numbers but each is assigned a number in the accompanying explanatory letter-press. The National Art Library, London, catalogues a set having 200 plates.
Content Format NoteTom. I. Pt.1: [T.p., dedic.] - [Frontis. (port.)] - Oda ... - [Plates 1-46, with texts]. - Tom. 1. Pt.2: [Half-title] - [Plates 47-94, with texts] - Indice Del Tomo Primero. - Tom. II. Pt.1: [Half-title, t.p.] - Á La Reyna N.S. Soneto - [Frontis. (port.)] - Prologo - Descripcion Del Real Museo construido en el Prado ... [with 2 pl.] - [Plates 95-142, with texts]. - Tom. II. Pt.2: [Note] - [Plates 143-186, with texts] - Indice Del Tomo Segundo - Lista De Los Señores Subscriptores.
Summary NoteA variant spelling of the title occurs in Tomo Segundo, 'Coleccion Litografica ...'. Although the title page of Tome II:1 is dated 1832, the note at the beginning of Tom. II:2 refers to the death of King Ferdinand VII, which occurred in 1833.

The plates show paintings by Albano, Andrea del Sarto (4 plates), A. Arias, J. Both (2 pl.), E. Cajes, A. Cano (3 pl.), V. Carducho (2 pl.), F. Castel(l)o (2 pl.), Claude Lorrain (7 pl.), A. van Dyck (3 pl.), G. Poussin (4 pl.), C. Giaquinto (2 pl.), Guido (2 pl.), Juan de Juanes (5 pl.), J. Leonardo (2 pl.), B.G. Llorente, Murillo (11 pl.), Veronese (3 pl.), J. Pantoja de la Cruz, Parmegianino (2 pl.), Raphael, F. de Ribalta, J. Ribera (2 pl.), Salvator Rosa, Rubens (7 pl.), A. Sancho Coello, F. Sneyders (3 pl.), P. Spierings (2 pl.), Velasquez (17 pl.), Leonardo da Vinci, F. Barocci, J. Breughel, Bronzino, A. Carracci, M. Cefrezo, C. Coello, B. Crespi, L. Jordan (2 pl.), Mignart, I. von Ostade (3 pl.), J. Parcelles, N. Poussin (3 pl.), Sassoferrato, D. Teniers (7 pl.), Titian (4 pl.), P. de Vos (2 pl.).
Responsibility NoteThe explanatory texts of Tom. I:1 are signed as by J.A. Cean-Bermudez, apart from one by J. de Madrazo. Those of Tom. I:2 and Tom. II:1, 2 are all signed by José Musso y Valiente apart from five by Pedro de Madrazo. The two odes to the King in Tom. I are signed by Juan Miguel de Arrambide and Alberto de Lista respectively; the Soneto to Queen Cristina in Tom. II is signed by J.B. Arriaza.

The frontispiece portrait of the King in Tom. I:1 is signed as painted by J. de Madrazo and engraved by F. De Craene; that of the Queen in Tom. II:1 as painted by J. de Madrazo and lithographed by the Real Establecimiento Litografico. The two unnumbered plates of Tom. II:1 (showing the Museum) are signed with the name of Carlos de Vargas ('lo dibujo') and the engravers V. Camaron and Asselineau. All other plates carry the name of the source-artist and that of the engraver. The engravers were Florencio De Craene, J. Jollivet, F. Blanchard, Pharamundo Blanchard, Pablo Guglielmi, Gaspar Sensi, Achilles Parboni, Vicente Camaron, Juan Antonio Lopez, Antonio Guerrero, J. Abricot, A.G. Villamil, (H)Enrique Blanco, J. Marcos Bausac, Alexandro Blanco, L. Albini, C. Rodriguez, Victor Alexis, J. Abrial, Pic. de Leopol, Luis Zoellner, G. (or Cayetano) Palmaroli, C. Legrand, F. Bellay, Augusto Guglielmi, Asselineau, L. Canon, Ro. Amérigo, F. de la Costa, J. Torro, Ramon Beltran, C. Zoellner, P.J. Feillet, F. de la Torre, J? B. Mateu, F. Taylor. The headpiece of the Soneto to the Queen is signed as designed by Federico de Madrazo and lithographed by the Real Establecimiento Litografico.

Each plate carries the imprint of the Real Establecimiento Lithographico.
SubjectPaintings, European - Paintings, Spanish - History
Collections - Spain - Madrid - History - 19th century
Catalogues - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Spain - 19th century
Name as Subject Fernando VII, King of Spain, 1784 - 1833
Velázquez, Diego, 1599 - 1660
Murillo, Bartolomé Estebán, 1617 - 1682
Museo Nacional Del Prado (Madrid)
ReferencesJosé de Madrazo, 1781-1859, ed. J.L. Díez [exhibition catalogue] (1998); Los Madrazo: una familia de artistas [exhibition catalogue] (1985); J. Clisson-Aldama, Juan Agustín Ceán Bermúdez: escritor y critico de bellas artes (1982).
Binding Note19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Coleccion Litografica De Cuadros Del Rey De Espana El Senor Don Fernando', spine lettered 'Tomo I. P. I (- Tomo 2. P. 2)', 'R.A.' and '1826 (-1832)'.
Provenance6 December 1827: 'Resolved that the Academy subscribe to a series of Lithographic Prints now publishing from the Royal Pictures in Spain, recommended to the President & Council by D. Wilkie Esq. R.A.' (RA Council Minutes, VII, 219).

21 February 1828: £13 ordered to be paid to Wilkie for 10 numbers (RA Council Minutes, VII, 240).
Variant TitleColeccion Litografica
Contributors Madrazo y Agudo, José de, 1781 - 1859
Fernando VII, King of Spain, 1784 - 1833
Ceán Bermúdez, Juan Agustín, 1749 - 1829
Musso y Valiente, José, 1785 - 1838
Maria Christina, Queen, Consort of Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, 1806 - 1878
Decraene, Florentino, 1793 - 1852
Camarón Torra, Vicente, 1803 - 1864
Asselineau, Léon-Auguste, 1808 - 1889
Jollivet, Pierre-Jules, 1794 - 1871
Guglielmi, Paolo, 1804 - 1862
Guerrero, Antonio, 1777 -
Blanco y Assensio, Alejandro, fl.1819fl. 1826?
Zöllner, Louis
Palmaroli, Cayetano, 1801 - 1853
Bellay, François, 1790 - ca. 1854
Amérigo Morales, Ramon, 1807 - 1884
Velázquez, Diego, 1599 - 1660
Murillo, Bartolomé Estebán, 1617 - 1682
Blanchard, Pharamond, 1805 - 1873
Real Establecimiento Lithográfico (Madrid)
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