Skip to main content

The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola: PD.14-1962

An image of Painting

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola

Maker(s)

Painter: Solimena, Francesco

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Father of Miss Mary M. Stokes, who sold it at Christie's, 9 February 1962 (4) (as Conca), bt. Betts for P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd., London

Legal notes

From the L.D. Cunliffe fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 93.7 cm
Width: 116.5 cm

Relative size of this object

1.2 m93.7 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1962) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

Dating

Circa 1705 - 1708

School or Style

Italian
Neapolitan School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1962
Primary reference Number: 639
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/639 Accessed: 2023-02-03 18:22:08

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/639 |title=The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-02-03 18:22:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-639

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp3/PD_14_1962.jpg"
        alt="The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">The Virgin and Child, with a boy presented by his Guardian Angel, and S. Francesco Di Paola</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...