Author: Alejandro Blanco and Assensio (1790 – 1847)
Title: Portrait of Isabel II and María Cristina de Borbón
Technique: Sweet carving (Etching and burin)
Dimensions: Plate footprint 193 x 158 mm, in h. 345 x 246 mm
Time line: 1838
Literal and complete transcription of the inscriptions of the engraving: Under the portrait of Elizabeth II : A. Esquivel painted it. A. B. recorded it. ISABEL II. OF BOURBON, QUEEN OF SPAIN. Below the portrait of María Cristina: A. Esquivel painted it, A. B. recorded it. MARIA CRISTINA DE BORBON QUEEN GOVERNOR, HER MOTHER.
Description: Two miniature portraits in oval format, depicting Isabel II as a child and her mother María Cristina de Borbón.
State of conservation: Very good.
Observations: Printing based on drawings by Antonio María Esquivel (1806 – 1857). Published for the “Calendario Manual y Guía de forasteros de Madrid, para El año de 1839”.