July 8, 2011

Raimundo de Madrazo y Garetta's "Masqueraders"

Nationality: Spanish
Born/Died: 1841-1920

Creation Date: 1875–78
Size: 40 x 25.5 in. (101.6 x 64.8 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA

I just discovered this wonderful painting and instantly fell in love with it. It seems to be a corner of a costume party that has just started getting a little out of hand. Coats have been shed, gloves slipped off, and already a little foot-rest has been knocked over.

Photos by me.

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