View 1 of Lot 109. Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand.
View 1 of Lot 109. Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand.
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Circle of Alonso Sánchez Coello

Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Property from the collection of Marqués de Casa Torres

Circle of Alonso Sánchez Coello

Circle of Alonso Sánchez Coello

Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand

Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

20,160

GBP

Property from the collection of Marqués de Casa Torres

Circle of Alonso Sánchez Coello

Portrait of a boy, said to be Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94), full-length, holding a hat in his right hand


oil on canvas

unframed: 150 x 95 cm.; 59 1/8 x 37 3/8 in.

framed: 175 x 114 cm.; 68 7/8 x 44 7/8 in.

Fernando de Aragón, VIII Marqués de Casa Torres;
Thence by descent.

Juan Luis de la Cerda, 5th Duke of Medinaceli (1544-94) was a Spanish nobleman and Ambassador in Portugal. In 1565 he married Doña Isabella d'Aragona, daughter of Don Antonio d'Aragona, 2nd Duke of Montalto with whom he had two children. In 1580 he married for a second time - Juana de la Lama, 4th Marchioness of la Adrada, a widow, since 1571, of Don Gabriel de la Cueva, 5th Duke of Albuquerque, deceased as a Governor of the Duchy of Milan, Italy, with whom he had two more children.