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Title: Holy family with St John the Baptist (The Holy Family with Joseph and the Infant St John by candlelight. The Holy Family and the Infant Saint John the Baptist by candlelight.)

Creator: Cambiaso, Luca

Location repository: Art Gallery of New South Wales

Repository work id number: 25.1992

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Culture: Italian

Descriptive note: Gift of Mrs Dorothy Spry in memory of Charles Eckersley Forrest 1992. Provenance: Dorothy Spry (Australia), pre 09 Apr 1992, Sydney/ New South Wales/ Australia, Gift of Mrs Dorothy Spry 1992 Robert Jones Fine Art Ltd, London (England), post 15 Jan 1988, Landon/England, dates unknown Private Collection, pre 15 Jan 1988, Massachusetts/United States of America, sold Christie's New York, 15 January 1998, 'Important paintings by old masters, lot no. 43, 'The Holy Family and the Infant Saint John the Baptist by candlelight'. Letter sent 8 April 2003 by Christie's London on behalf of the AGNSW to the wife of the USA private collector. No response from vendor. Bibliography: auction catalogue; Christie's New York: Important Paintings by Old Masters; Editor Unknown; 15 Jan 1988, 46 (colour illus.), lot 43. Exhibition Venue: Title: Il Mostra Antiquariate a Napoli. Venue: Castel Sant'Elmo Opening and closing unknown.


Earliest date: c. 1578

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Language: English

Latest date: c. 1578

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Materials techniques: oil

Materials techniques 2: canvas

Measurements: Stretcher: 127.0 x 109.2 cm Frame: 139.5 x 128.5 x 5.0 cm

Object work type: painting


Record source: AGNSW Catalogue (online)

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