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The Holy Family on the Flight meets the infant St John: PD.4-1983

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Holy Family on the Flight meets the infant St John

Maker(s)

Painter: Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Attributed to)

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Description

A guazzo

Notes

History note: Don Gasper de Haro, 7th Marques de El Carpio, 5th Conde Duque de Olivares (stamp and inventory no. 536 on the back, no. 536 in the El Carpio Inventory of 1682, as A. Carracci), by descent to Jacobo Stuart y Ventimiglia, 15th Duke of Alba, acquired from him in Naples in 1848-9 by the grandfather of Col. B.A.C. Napier, C.B.E., M.C.; his sale, Christie's, 11 December 1981, (19) (attributed to Francesco Vanni); bt. P. and D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd

Legal notes

With a contribution from the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid.

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.7 cm
Width: 66.0 cm

Relative size of this object

66 cm52.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style

Italian
Bolognese School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Tempera

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1983
Primary reference Number: 918
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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