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Title:

The Entombment

Maker:

Vouet, Simon; painter; French artist, 1590-1649

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1635 1638
Probable dates

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Possibly a modello for the painting commissioned by Pierre Seguier several versions of which are known, but of which the principal one generally is considered that in Epinal, Musée des Beaux-Arts (no. 32).

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support; mahogany

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 56.5, cm
width, 41.5, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1959; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

Provenance:

John Thirtle, Norwich; Adrian Merz, Ambleside; with P & D Colnaghi & Co., London, from whom bought

Notes:

Engraved: the composition was engraved by Pierre Daret in 1641.

Acquisition Credit:

From the Marlay Fund.

Inscription(s):

number; verso, panel; white chalk; No 12
label; verso, panel; printed label with cutting from the 1959 exh. cat.; Colnaghi's
; verso, panel; ink; Vouet / 1582
seal; verso, panel; red armorial seal
label; verso, frame; printed label; John Thirtle, Norwhich
; verso, frame; ink; 1036 Taylor

Exhibition(s):

Paintings by Old Masters (1959). 1959
Venue: P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd, London?
Catalogue number: 9

Documentation:

n.d.. Colnaghi's 1760-1960.
pl. 46

Crelly, W.R.. 1962. The Paintings of Simon Vouet.New Haven: p. 59-60, 155-6
note 40, cat. 19

Lavergneé, Barbera Bréjon de. 1987. Dessins de Simon Vouet.
no. 67

Thuillier, Jacques. Lavergneé, Barbera Bréjon de. Lavalle, Denis. 1990. Vouet.Colmar, Paris:
exhibition catalogue

Harprath, Richard. 1991. Simon Vouet, 100 Neuentdeckte Zeichungen.Munich:
nos. 54, 55

Nicolson, Ben. 'Exhibition Review'.London?:
Source Title: Burlington Magazine CI (1959)
p. 199

Accession:

Object Number: PD.8-1959
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2997; input: 2000-03-16; modified: 2014-05-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2997





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