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Title

Mary Magdalene

1560?


Artist

Bernardino Campi

Italy

1522 - 18 Aug 1591


Details


Date

1560?


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

42.7 x 33.5 cm stretcher; 66.5 x 57.2 x 6.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Lady Binning 1911


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1156


Artist information

Bernardino Campi

Works in the collection

1


Provenance


George Salting, London/England, by descent from George Salting to his niece Katherine Augusta Millicent Salting (only child of George Salting's brother William Severin Salting) who married George Baillie-Hamilton, Lord Binning (1856-1917).

Lady Binning, 1909-24 Feb 1911, England, Gift of Lady Binning 1911


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Agnew's, London, Catalogue of the collection of pictures and drawings of the late Mr George Salting, London, 1910. cat.no. 149. Listed as `Roman School - Mary Magdalen'.

Terry Ingram, The Australian Financial Review, 'Salting the wound: UK rejection leads to local hanging', pg.22, Sydney, 14 Sep 2006, 22 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 72 (illus.). cat.no. 208