European Art
After: Marcello Venusti, Italian, Rome 1515–1579

The Holy Family

ca. 1570

Oil on wood

53.7 × 40.7 cm (21 1/8 × 16 in.)
University purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.101
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Italian, Rome
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 305.

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.

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.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.