Escena de una comedia (c.1798)

Julià, Asensio (1753-1832)

Escena de una comedia (Scene from a Comedy)
Oil on canvas, 43 x 56 cm
Museo del PradoMadrid

Attributed to Asensio Julià.

This canvas was painted for the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Osuna known as “El Capricho”, located at La Alameda near Madrid. It depicts a theatrical scene in which a young man kills himself by falling on his sword. (MNP)