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The Calling of St Peter and St Andrew

Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (painter)

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The Calling of St Peter and St Andrew


Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (painter) [ULAN info: 1596-1669]







Roman School

Technique Description

oil on canvas


height: 28.7 cm
width: 57.4 cm


1626 to 1630


bought: P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd 1965 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sacchetti family at the Villa Sacchetti, Castel Fusano, Ostia; Chigi family, Castel Fusano property bought by, 1755; Marchese Cavalcanti, by inheritance; bt. Messrs. P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd., London, 1962

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with contributions from the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid and from the funds of Miss I. M. E. Hitchcock's bequest, 1965


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 48]
  2. (1962) L'Ideale Classico del Seicento in Italia,
    [comments: pl. 75]
  3. Briganti, Giuliano (1962) Pietro da Cortona o Della Pittura Barocca, Florence
  4. (1966) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1965, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: pl. 134]
  5. Rice, Louise A New Cortona Landscape,
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1987)
    [comments: pl. VI]
  6. Goodison, J.W. (1967) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 75]

Accession Number

PD.3-1965 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 230; Input Date: 1999-12-02 / Last Edit: 2010-07-09)

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