Portrait of Salvador Xammar
López Portaña, Vicente [València, 1772 - Madrid, 1850]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 91 x 67 cm.
Date: c. 1798
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 134
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Inscribed: On stretcher, on fragmented printed label, in ink: “Retrato de D. Salvador Xamar/ Núm. 176”; on another label: “10278”. On back of frame and stretcher, label of the exhibition “Vicente López”, bearing no. 10, and on back of frame, a label from “Restauro Vandick” (the transport company of this exhibition). Provenance: Bequeathed to the Academy by Francesc Ignasi de Montserrat, who made his will in Valencia on June 11th 1859. Came to the Academy's Museum: 1863. Restauration: restored by Balaguer & Grau workshop in 1999. Exhibitions: Barcelona, Exposición de retratos y dibujos antiguos y modernos, 1910, sala V, núm. 16; Madrid, Vicente López (1772-1850), 1989, cat. núm. 10; Pamplona-Vitoria-Bilbao-Madrid, RACBASJ. Exposición antológica de pintura, 2000, núm. 27. Note: The portrayed was "receiver of Malta" in Barcelona. There exists a preparatory drawing for the head (DIEZ 1994, P-721), coming from the Casa Torres collection in Madrid. The work was on loan to the Museus d’Art de Barcelona with inv. no. 10278. It was returned on December 1st 1980.

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