May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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Salazar was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico and studied at the Academy in Mexico City. He moved to New Orleans in 1782. Salazar painted many of Colonial Louisiana's prominent citizens such as, figures associated with the government, the military and the church. Salazar was the first significant painter to work in New Orleans and is not known to have painted in any other locations before his death in 1802. CONDITION: Good. Painting is relined. There is significant inpainting in areas including the face, shoulder and hands. An old frame with modern red highlights over gold. DRG

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Item Dimensions: Frame: 38" x 32 - 1/2". Painting: 33 - 3/4" x 27".
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A PROMINENT COLONIAL NEW ORLEANS GENTLEMAN BY JOSE FRANCISCO XAVIER DE SALAZAR Y MENDOZA (1750-1802).
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