"Puerto de Pasajes" folder
Cardboard. 21 x 29.7 cm.
Commissioned by Charles III, Paret produced various marine paintings after travelling around different parts of Spain. This practical folder with a compartment that can hold A4-size documents reproduces a detail from the work Puerto de Pasajes (1786), which is in the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, a painting with extraordinary luminous details in the treatment of the port scene.