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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Attributed to Augustin Esteve, Spanish (1753 - 1820)
Previously attributed to Unidentified Artist
Previously attributed to Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish (Fuendetodos 1746 - 1828 Bordeaux)
Portrait of a Boy with a Bird
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Portrait of a Boy / Member of the de Heredia Family / Portrait of a Child
Work Type
c. 1800
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Physical Descriptions

Oil on canvas
104.14 x 66.99 cm (41 x 26 3/8 in.)


Recorded Ownership History
the family de Heredia, Spain?. This provenance listing comes from Vogue magazine March 1942, p. 76-77
Comtesse Xavier Reille, Paris, Sold to Charles E. Dunlap, 1922. This provenance listing comes from Vogue magazine March 1942, p. 76-77
Charles E. Dunlap, Purchased from Comtesse Xavier Reille, 1922, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1966. This provenance listing comes from Vogue magazine March 1942, p. 76-77

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles E. Dunlap
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • [Unidentified article], Vogue (March 1942), p. 76-77, repr. in color
  • The Charles E. Dunlap Collection Sale, auct. cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (New York, NY, April 13, 1963), no. 119
  • "Some Recent Acquisitions", Fogg Art Museum Acquisitions, 1966-1967, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1968), p. 91, repr. in b/w
  • Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 106; repr. as no. 828

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