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The Lowering of the Cross with Sts Mary Magdalene, Augustine, Jerome and Angels

circa 1618


Giulio Cesare Procaccini


30 May 1574 - 14 Nov 1625



circa 1618

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oil on canvas


238.0 x 171.7 cm


Purchased with funds from the estate of Mr Walter Hartwig through the Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation 2005

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Artist information

Giulio Cesare Procaccini

Works in the collection


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history

The provenance of this work is under review and records will be updated as new details become available. The Gallery welcomes any information. Contact


Giovanni Carlo Doria, Genoa/Italy, The work was painted c.1618, probably for Procaccini’s Genoese patron Giovanni Carlo Doria.

Private Collection

The Matthiesen Gallery, London/England, 1981

Private Collection, Jersey/Channel Islands

The Matthiesen Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Matthiesen Gallery 2005

Referenced in 10 publications


Claire Armstrong (Editor), Art and Australia (Vol. 43, No. 1), Sydney, Sep 2005-Nov 2005, (illus.).

Hugh Brigstocke, Revue de l'Art, no. 85, 'Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625): ses attaches génoises et quelques autres faits nouveaux', pg.52, 1989, 52.

Hugh Brigstocke, Procaccini in America, New York, 2002, 41, 160 (illus.).

Hugh Brigstocke, Revue de l'Art, no. 48, 'G.C.Procaccini et D. Crespi: nouvelles découvertes', pg.36, 1980, 36. fig. 17

M. Bona Castellotti, La pittura Lombarda del '600, Milan, 1985. pl. 492

Peter Raissis, Look, 'Au revoir Richard', Sydney, Feb 2016, pp 36–37: p 36.

Marco Rosci, Giulio Cesare Procaccini, 1993, 108.

The Matthiesen Gallery, Important Italian Baroque paintings, 1981, 54-57, (colour illus.). 20

The Matthiesen Gallery, 2001, an art odyssey: Classicism, Mannerism, Caravaggism and Baroque, London, 2001, 204-214, (colour illus.). 23

Unknown and Michael Brand, Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation: Celebrating 30 years of art acquisitions, Sydney, 2015, p 32, col illus p 32.