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The Holy Family on the Flight meets the infant St John

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (painter)

     This image represents a 6 ft (1.8 m) tall person This image represents the relative size of the object [explain]

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The Holy Family on the Flight meets the infant St John


Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) attributed to (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1591-1666]







Bolognese School


a guazzo

Technique Description

tempera on canvas


height: 52.7 cm
width: 66.0 cm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1983 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

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

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

Accession Number

PD.4-1983 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 918; Input Date: 2000-01-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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