VILADRICH VILA Miguel (Lerida, Spain 1887 - Buenos Aires 1956)
His Excellency Señor Don José Maria de Solano, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Cuban Republic to Uruguay. Oil on panel. Signed, inscribed and dated in the crested oval lower left 'Effigy of his Excellency the Minister Jose Maria de Solano. It was made by the painter from Spain Miguel Viladrich in the city of Montevideo. Year MDCCCCXXIII'. Inscribed verso 'I finished this portrait the 18th of the present month of the year 1923 / In the palace of the legation / of Cuba at Montevideo. I declare / that the minister has posed so well that it could be said that / both of us did it / M. Viladrich' and signed with the artist's thumbprint. 35x24 inches. Framed: 37.5x26 inches.