Portraits of Francisca Ramírez de Laredo and Antonio de Ulloa

These portraits of a couple show us what the sitters want us to see about them, and conceal the less glamorous details of their lives.

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Portrait of Antonio de Ulloa y de la Torre-Guiral, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches; and Portrait of Francisca Ramírez de Laredo y de Ulloa, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches

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Cite this page as: Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, "Portraits of Francisca Ramírez de Laredo and Antonio de Ulloa," in Smarthistory, December 28, 2021, accessed May 21, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/portraits-of-francisca-ramirez-de-laredo-and-antonio-de-ulloa/.