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An image of Holy Family with St John the Baptist by Luca Cambiaso

Luca Cambiaso

(Italy 18 Oct 1527 – 06 Sep 1585)

Title
Holy Family with St John the Baptist
Other titles:
The Holy Family with Joseph and the Infant St John by candlelight
The Holy Family and the Infant Saint John the Baptist by candlelight
Year
circa 1578
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

127.0 x 109.2 cm stretcher; 139.5 x 128.5 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs Dorothy Spry in memory of Charles Eckersley Forrest 1992
Accession number
25.1992
Location
15th–19th c European art
Provenance (3)

Dorothy Spry, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Mrs Dorothy Spry 1992

Robert Jones Fine Art Ltd, London, London/England, dates unknown

Private Collection, Massachusetts/United States of America, sold Christie's New York, 15 January 1988 '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 (1)

Christie's New York, Christie's New York: Important Paintings by Old Masters, New York, 15 Jan 1988, 46 (colour illus.). lot 43

Exhibition history (1)

II Mostra Antiquariato a Napoli, Castel Sant'Elmo, Naples, Unknown–Unknown