Virgin of Solitude

Luisa Roldán called La Roldana, Spanish, 1652-1706
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European, Level 2, South Wing

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Virgin of Solitude

1705

Luisa Roldán

Spanish

Spanish

Unknown

Terracotta, paint, glass, wood

Unframed: 15 × 10 1/4 inches (38.1 × 26 cm) Framed: 23 1/4 × 18 1/2 × 5 1/4 inches (59.1 × 47 × 13.3 cm)

Sculpture

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Museum Purchase, Funds from the Joseph M. DeGrimme Memorial Fund and Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

2018.33

This work is in the public domain.

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Signed and dated: D.A LVISA ROLDAN ESCVLTORA DE CAMARA DE SVS MAD.DES 1705

Provenance

Conde de Adanero (Madrid)

(Colnaghi, London, England)

(Fred Huston, London, England)

2018-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Published References

Lenaghan, Patrick. “Luisa Roldán’s Virgin of Solitude (Virgen de la Soledad): Art and Religion in Madrid,” Bulletin of the DIA 94, no. 1 (2020): pp. 54-73 (fig. 1-3).

Hall-van den Elsen, Catherine. Luisa Roldán. London, 2021, pp. 123; 126 (fig. 88).

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Luisa Roldán, Virgin of Solitude, 1705, terracotta, paint, glass, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Funds from the Joseph M. DeGrimme Memorial Fund and Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 2018.33.

Virgin of Solitude
Virgin of Solitude