The Holy Family After: Marcello Venusti (Italian, Rome 1515–1579)

ca. 1570

European Art

Not on view

Oil on wood


21 1/8 × 16 in. (53.7 × 40.7 cm)

Credit Line

University purchase from James Jackson Jarves

Accession Number



16th century


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James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Antonio Vannugli, Imitating Michaelangelo: A methodical philological survey of the engraved and painted versions of the Madonna of Silence (Rome: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2015), 7, 35, 47, 58, 89, fig. 18
  • Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 600
  • Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 305
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Object/Work type

religious art

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