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The Angel Foretelling Saint Catherine Of Alexandria Of Her Martyrdom

Tintoretto-The Angel Foretelling Saint Catherine Of Alexandria Of Her Martyrdom-

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The Angel Foretelling Saint Catherine Of Alexandria Of Her Martyrdom
177.1 x 99.3 cm
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Oil on canvas with an arched top, relined as a rectangle
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Commissioned by the Scuola di Santa Caterina for the altar of the Church of San Geminiano, Piazza di San Marco, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, after the destruction of San Geminiano in 1807; From whom acquired by Angelo Barbini, Venice, 1818, in exchange for Bartolomeo Schedoni's Deposition; Colonel T.H. Davies; By descent to Lieutenant Colonel H.R. Davies, Elmley Castle, Pershore, Worcestershire; By whom sold, London, Christie's, 26 July 1957, lot 148 to Betts for £1100; Ernest Joresco, Chicago, by 1959; Anonymous sale, New York, Christie’s, 18 January 1983, lot 169 (as Jacopo Robusti, il Tintoretto); With Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, from whom acquired by David Bowie
Exhibition History :
London and New York, Colnaghi, Gothic to Renaissance, European Painting 1300-1600, 26 October - 12 November 1988 in London and 13 November 1988 - 28 January 1989 in New York, no.19 (lent by a private collection); County Durham, Bowes Museum, March 1990 - May 1992, on loan

Sotheby’s London

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