European Art
Artist: Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi (called Scheggia), Italian, 1406–1486

King Brennus of Gaul captures the city of Rome; Marcus Furius Camillus expels King Brennus from Rome

ca. 1450

Tempera on panel

62.9 x 182.7 x 6 cm (24 3/4 x 71 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896
1942.324
Culture: 
Italian, Florence
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

New York art market (?); the picture was not part of the Maitland F. Griggs Collection, New York.

Provancence according to Callman: Ugo Jandolo, Rome; Maitland F. Griggs, New York, by 1926 (acquired in Italy).

Bibliography: 

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 222; 600.

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.