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Creator:
Balthazar Nebot, active 1730–1762, Spanish, active in Britain (from 1729)
Title:
Allegory of Fortune
Date:
ca. 1730
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 28 5/16 x 35 1/8 inches (71.9 x 89.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on verso, lower left: “Owner Mellon, Mr. Paul | Artist Nebot, Balthasar | Title An Allegory of Fortune | National Gallery of Art PM 6671”; lower center: “Leger Galleries | Art [...] | 13 Old Bond Street [...] | Established 1892 | Title Allegory of Fortune. | Date February, 1969. | Old and Modern Masters | Early English Watercolours”; upper left: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | [handwritten] Mellon | 89 | [typed] <081>”

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.60
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
allegory | anger | blindness | bridge | chains | coins | crowd | demons | fighting | gathering | greed | leisure | men | misfortune | monarchs | nude | orb | palettes | poor | reaching | red | religious and mythological subject | sacks | sash | stocks (torture device) | throwing | wealth | woman | yoke
Associated People:
Fortune
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:294
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