Joaquina Téllez-Girón, Marquise of Santa Cruz

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Doña Joaquina Téllez-Girón y Pimentel, Marquise of Santa Cruz, Grandee of Spain, suo jure 2nd Countess of Osilo (Spanish: Doña Joaquina Téllez-Girón, marquesa de Santa Cruz; 21 September 1784 – 17 November 1851) was a daughter of Pedro Téllez-Girón, 9th Duke of Osuna and María Josefa Pimentel, 12th Countess-Duchess of Benavente. In 1801, she married José Gabriel de Silva-Bazán y Waldstein, the future Marquis of Santa Cruz.[1]

She is best-known as the subject of an 1805 portrait by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, a family friend.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morales y Marín, José Luis; Goya, Francisco (1997). Goya: a catalog of his paintings. Real Academia de Nobles y Bellas Artes de San Luis. p. 287. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Retrato de la marquesa de Santa Cruz, 1805o". Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 April 2017. 

Sources[edit]

  • Antonio Marichalar, Riesgo y ventura del duque de Osuna Escrito