By using this site you accept the
terms of our Cookie Policy

You are in: Support Us > Browse Acquisitions

[Back to results screen]

This full record display is using an old version of our collections database until it has been reconfigured to work with our new Collections Explorer.
In the meantime, if the record has been edited recently, the version you see here may contain out of date information. To be sure of finding the most up-to-date records please run the search again in Collections Explorer. This is a temporary measure, in place only whilst the new system is being developed, and we apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any questions about the data in this record please contact the Documentation Office

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]

Click on image(s) for larger view

Title/s

The Holy Family on the Flight meets the infant St John

Maker/s

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

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

Italian

Bolognese School

Description

a guazzo

Technique Description

tempera on canvas

Dimensions

height: 52.7 cm
width: 66.0 cm

Provenance

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)

Related Image/s

[back to top]