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Title

The dead Christ on the cross with Sts Mary Magdalene, Augustine and Jerome, and angels

circa 1618


Artist

Giulio Cesare Procaccini

Italy

30 May 1574 - 14 Nov 1625


Details


Other Title

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


Date

circa 1618


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

238.0 x 171.7 cm canvas; 274.5 x 207.5 x 12.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

249.2005


Artist information

Giulio Cesare Procaccini

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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 13 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2006, Sydney, 2006, pp 12, 14, 25, 73, col illus p 13.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2005, Sydney, 2005, p 20.

Richard Beresford, Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation Newsletter 7, 'New acquisition: Giulio Cesare Procaccini The lowering of the cross with Saints Mary Magdalen, Augine, Jerome and Angels', Sydney, Dec 2005, pp [2]–[3], col illus p [3].

Marco Bona Castellotti (Editor), La pittura Lombarda del '600, Milan, 1985, col illus unnumbered plate, b&w illus pl 492.

Hugh Brigstocke, Revue de l'Art, no. 48, 'G C Procaccini et D Crespi: nouvelles découvertes', 1980, pp 30–39: p 36, fig 17, illus p 35.

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

Hugh Brigstocke, Revue de l'Art, no. 85, 'Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574–1625): ses attaches génoises et quelques autres faits nouveaux', 1989, pp 45–60: p 52.

Marco Rosci, Giulio Cesare Procaccini, 1993, p 108, fig 27, illus p 108.

Sebastian Smee, The Australian, 'Old master gives new guts to "polite" collection', Sydney, 26 Aug 2005, p 3. 'Correction', The Australian, 27–28 Aug 2005, p 2.

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

The Matthiesen Gallery, 2001, an art odyssey: Classicism, Mannerism, Caravaggism and Baroque, London, 2001, pp 204–14, no 23, col illus.

Jane Wynter (Editor), Foundation Newsletter #13, Sydney, Dec 2008, np.

Important Italian Baroque paintings, London, 1981, pp 54–57, no 20, col illus p 55, details illus pp 56, 57.