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An image of Christ handing the keys to St. Peter by Unknown, Giambattista Pittoni

Unknown

( – )

Giambattista Pittoni

(Italy 20 Jun 1687 – 17 Nov 1767)

Title
Christ handing the keys to St. Peter
Other titles:
Christ delivering the keys to St. Peter
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas, mounted on hardboard
Dimensions

90.3 x 46.3 cm board; 97.5 x 53.5 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs F.A.Q. Stephens 1937
Accession number
6522
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Alice Norton, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Alice Norton (Mrs F.A.Q. Stephens) 1937. The painting came to Australia with the donor's family from Sussex in 1819.

Bibliography (2)

Franca Zava Boccazzi, Pittoni, Venice, 1979.

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 88 (illus.). no. 260