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Title

Holy Family with St John the Baptist


Artist

Luca Cambiaso

Italy

18 Oct 1527 - 06 Sep 1585


Details


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


Date

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


Artist information

Luca Cambiaso

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


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.

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

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


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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