Spanish Old Master Drawings

Saint Lawrence in glory

Mariano Salvador Maella

(Valencia, 1739-Madrid, 1819)


  • Date: c. 1800-1802
  • Black chalk and grey and sepia ink washes on laid paper. Squared up in chalk
  • 328 X 185 mm
  • Provenance: Madrid, Félix Boix collection; Madrid, Pedro Vindel bookshop; Valencia, José Navarro Alcácer collection; Madrid, private collection
  • Literature: Exposición de dibujos originales. 1750-1860. Exhibition catalogue. Madrid, Sociedad Española de Amigos del Arte, 1922 [in charge of Félix Boix], p. 120, cat. no. 333; De la Mano, José Manuel: Mariano Salvador Maella (1739-1819). Dibujos. Catálogo Razonado. Santander, Fundación Botín, 2011, vol. II, p. 950, cat. no. IX.86

  • SOLD TO THE MORGAN LIBRARY, NEW YORK