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Hummingbirds and Orchids Martin Johnson Heade
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Hummingbirds and Orchids (47.36) — Martin Johnson Heade

The Circumcision
The Circumcision

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

The Circumcision

Parmigianino(Italian, 1503-1540)

Date
c. 1523
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. 41.9 x 31.4 cm Framed dimensions: 22 7/8 in. x 19 1/4 in. x 2 in.
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Gift of Axel Beskow
Accession No.
30.295
Provenance
Collection Pope Clement VII (according to D. Ekserdjian); Collection Emperor Charles V (according to D. Ekserdjian) Spain, El Escorial, Collection King Philip II as of 1577) according to D. Ekserdjian); Madrid, Convent of the Rosary (until 1809); Madrid, Real Academia de San Fernando (until 1814); Collection, Eugène Beauharnais (who became Duke of Leuchtenberg and Prince of Eichstadt after moving to Munich following Napoleon's defeat in 1815--died 1824); Munich, by inheritance to his son Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg (died 1835); Munich, by inheritance to his son Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg (in 1839 he married Marie, daughter of Czar Nicholas I--died 1852); St. Petersburg, by inheritance to his widow, Marie; St. Petersburg, by inheritance to her son Georges; St. Petersburg, Leuchtenberg collection until 1917, when acquired largely ¦en bloc¦ by A.B. Nordiska Kompaniet; Stockholm, A.B. Nordiska Kompaniet, (dealer); Sweden, Collection Axel Beskow, by exchange with the DIA for a wooden cabinet in its possession.
Keywords
oil, paint, panel, religion, wood, christian
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