Reading the Fate of the Christ Child, 1667

  • Josefa de Óbidos, Spanish, 1630 - 1684

Oil on copper

  • Overall: 9 1/16 × 11 7/16 inches (23 × 29 cm)

Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

2020.15

May 31 and June 1 2019 ((Auktionshaus Plückbaum, Bonn, Germany, Auktion 34, lot 1135)

2019 (Jaime Eguiguren, Arts & Antiques, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

2020-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Caetano, Joaquim Oliveira. Reading the Fate of the Christ Child: New Masterpiece by Josefa de Ayala (1630-1684). Jaime Eguiguren Art and Antiques Gallery, 2019, pp. 1-74; (ill. pp. 12-13, 14-15); (ill. det. cover, p. 6, 8, 10-11, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 58, 59, 60-61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68-69, 71); (ill. det. verso pp. 72-73); https://jaimeeguiguren.com/usr/library/documents/main/cat_josefa-lr.pdf. Accessed on: May 23, 2023. "Detroit Institute of Arts adds works to Native American collection, new works by women artists," Artdaily. https://artdaily.cc/news/131545/Detroit-Institute-of-Arts-adds-works-to-Native-American-collection--new-works-by-women-artists#.YYQ0NWDMKUm. Accessed on: November 4, 2021. Ripollés, Carmen. Forjando una identidad: autoimagen y conciencia artística en los primeros grabados de Josefa de Óbidos. Anuario Del Departamento De Historia Y Teoría Del Arte, 35 (2023): pp. 65-88; [https://doi.org/10.15366/anuario2023.35.003].

Josefa de Óbidos, Reading the Fate of the Christ Child, 1667, oil on copper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 2020.15.