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YOUNG WOMAN WITH A VIOLIN (SAINT CECILIA)
YOUNG WOMAN WITH A VIOLIN (SAINT CECILIA)

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YOUNG WOMAN WITH A VIOLIN (SAINT CECILIA)

Orazio Gentileschi(Italian, 1563 - 1639)

Date
c. 1612
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
83.5 x 97.8 cm Framed: 41 x 47 x 4 in .( 104.1 x 119.4 x 10.2 cm)
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession No.
68.47
Provenance
Genoa, Palazzo Brignole Sale (Bianco), Coll. Carlo Cambiaso, by 1780; GB, Andrew Wilson (dealer-1807). Acquired by Wilson on 16 Jan. 1805 for L1200 from Carlo Cambiaso; London, auction, Andrew Wilson (at Squibb's; auctioneer was Peter Coxe), 6 May 1807, lot 7 (as a "St. Cecilia" by Gentileschi); GB, Thomas Trevor Hampden, 2nd Viscount Hampden, from 1807 (acquired at above sale); GB, Skelmorlie Castle, Dalkairth (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland), Coll. William Alan Coats, Esq.; GB, Levernholme, Nitshill and Renfrewshire, by descent, Major J. A. Coats, Esq.; GB, Levernholme, Nitshill and Renfrewshire, by descent, Thomas H. Coats, Esq.; London, auction, T. H. Coats, Esq., [Christie's] 12 April 1935, lot 83 (as by Vermeer; bought by Bennett); GB, Coll. Anthony Rau, (n.d.); London, Arthur Appleby (dealer-acquired from A. Rau) New York, Wildenstein and Co.(acquired from A. Appleby) from whom purchased by Mrs. Edsel B. Ford as a gift to the DIA.
Keywords
canvas, oil, paint, religion, music
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