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Title:

The Temptation of St Benedict

Maker:

Allori, Alessandro; painter; Italian artist, 1535-1607

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

? 1587

School/Style(s):

Italian; Florentine School

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 40.8, cm
width, 59.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1996; Gorley Putt, Samuel

Provenance:

W. Cornwallis West, M.P.; ffrench sale, Robinson and Fisher, London, 22 Apirl 1937, (175) as Bronzino (St Jerome in a Landscape); Sotheby's, 16 November 1955, lot 62? as Paul Bril; with the Arcade Gallery (Paul Wengraf), from whom bought by Gorley Putt, 1959

Acquisition Credit:

Samuel Gorley Putt

Inscription:

signature; right of centre; A.D.-MDLXXXVII[?}/ ALEXANDER BRONZINUS / ALLORIUS FECIT

Exhibition(s):

Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters, and by the Deceased Masters of the British School. 1891
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Notes: as A Saint in the Desert
Catalogue number: 119

Documentation:

Lecchini Giovannoni, S.. 1970. Mostra di disegni di Alessandro Allori.Florence: p. 45
n.54

Lecchini Giovannoni, S.. 1986. Il Seicento.p. 31

Lecchini Giovannoni, S.. 1991. Alessandro Allori.Allemandi: p. 647

Accession:

Object Number: PD.19-1996
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 893; input: 2000-01-04; modified: 2017-06-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/893





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