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The Finding of Moses
Salvator Rosa(Italian, 1615-1673)
- c. 1660/1665
- Oil on canvas
- Framed: 62 x 92 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 157.5 x 234.6 x 11.4 cm) 48 1/2 x 79 3/4 in. (123 x 202 cm)
- European Painting
- Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb
- Accession No.
- Commissioned by Prince (Don) Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna, Grand Constable of Naples; Rome, Palazzo Colonna, Collection Prince Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna; Rome, Palazzo Colonna, Prince Lorenzo Onofrio inventory 1679; Rome, Palazzo Colonna, Colonna Family until 1798-1799; London, William Young Ottley, (dealer, acquired directly from the Colonna family about 1798-1799); London, auction W. Y. Ottley (Christie's) May 16, 1801, lot 39 (purchased for 1500 guineas by the 3rd earl Temple, later the Marquess of Buckingham; acquired by Orleans Gallery for Lord Temple?); Stowe House, Buckinghamshire, collection Lord Temple, Marquess of Buckingham; By inheritance to his son the 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (owned by him in 1824) and kept at Stowe House, Buckinghamshire; Buckingham House, Stowe, auction, 12 Sept. 1848, lot. 436 (purchased by a Mr. Farrar). Collection, Lord Dudley (Earl of Dudley; the former Lord Ward, who was created 1st Earl of Dudley in Feb. 1860); London, auction, coll. Lord Dudley (Christie's) June 25, 1892, lot 85 (bought by F.E. Goodhart for 450 guineas); Chicago, collection Mr. F. E. Goodhart; Chicago, by inheritance to Mr. Leander J. McCormick (who was Mr. Goodhart's father in law); Langley Park, Silver Spring, , MD., by inheritance to Mr. Leander McCormick- Goodhart, (1933-1945; he was the grandson of Mr. Leander J. McCormick of Chicago); New York, Durlacher Brothers (dealer-1947) from whom purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, Detroit; Detroit, Collection Mr. & Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb by whom given to the DIA. Note: the above information about Orleans Gallery acquiring the painting for Lord Temple was in TMS, but not in the Italian catalogue of 2005 -- why not?
- canvas, oil, paint, religion, landscape, christian
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