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Madonna Adoring the Child
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Madonna Adoring the Child


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Barbara Longhi was an active member of the workshop of her father, Luca Londhi, in Ravenna, Italy, the city where she seems to have passed her entire life.Very little is known of Barbara Longhioutside a small number of delicate images of the Madonna and Child, a subject that was not only popular with clients but for which, in a conservative environment, she as a woman artist could readily compete.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/15/1941Treatmentstabilized
5/07/1943Treatmentstabilized
9/24/1963Treatmentloss compensation; coated
12/28/1967Treatmentstabilized; loss compensation
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1881 catalogue: no. 192; 1897 catalogue: no. 247, as Luca Longhi]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
c. 1585-1605 (Renaissance)
Medium
oil on canvas mounted on panel
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1068
Measurements
H: 16 3/4 x W: 13 9/16 in. (42.5 x 34.5 cm)
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Not On View

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