European Art
Artist: Carlo Dolci, Italian, Florence, 1616–1687

The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine of Alexandria

ca. 1656

Oil on canvas

72.5 x 61 cm (28 9/16 x 24 in.)
Robert Lehman Foundation Acquisition Fund for Early European and Modern and Contemporary Art
2017.141.1
Culture: 
Italian, Florentine
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

The Earls Spencer, Althorp, Northamptonshire, by 1835 but probably from before 1780; by descent to John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924-1992); Colnaghi, London; Sir John Pope-Hennessy (1913-1994), Florence, from 1986; Michael Mallon, Paris

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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