Portrait of the Duke of Alva

Luis Tristan de Escamilla (Spanish, ca. 1587–1624)
Portrait of the Duke of Alva, ca. 1600–1625

Oil on canvas
24 7/8 x 19 3/4 in. (63.2 x 50.2 cm); frame: 34 ¼ x 29 in. (87.0 x 73.7 cm)


?–1968, Gallery Lasson, London

1968, IU Art Museum purchased from Gallery Lasson, London

Alternate Titles

Don Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba


Duke of Alva (Alba) lived from 1508 to 1583, and therefore the portrait was painted posthumously. Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.