Teresa Sureda Portrait by Francisco de Goya 1804 Detail image portrait of Teresa Sureda by Goya

Art and Artifice

Portrait of Teresa Sureda

Portrait by Francisco de Goya, 1804

Sureda Goya

47 1/8" x 31 1/4" - 119.7 CM x 79.4 cm - at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC

Goya's portrait displays French fashion influences in the wardrobe of the sitter and the chair itself which has a carved element (Sphinx head) utilized by Napoleon during his Egyptian campaign.

A more thorough examination of the visual elements and history of the sitter Teresa Sureda is provided in the book Goya: Images of Women - AMAZON

Original Page January 2019 | Updated April 2023
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