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The Holy Family

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Description This little picture of the Holy Family represents a type of intimate devotional image made in large numbers for personal contemplation. This particular formulation was popular in Rome and the two little heads of cherubs appear to be based on the work of the well-known painter Carlo Maratta.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/1900Examinationexamined for condition
3/16/1971Examinationexamined for condition
4/07/1971Treatmentexamined for condition; inpainted; varnish removed or reduced
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1897 catalogue: no. 220, as School of Bologna]; 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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1700-1715 (Baroque)
oil on copper
(Painting & Drawing)
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Painted surface H: 11 x W: 8 in. (28 x 20.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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