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Christ and the Woman of Samaria

Christ and the Woman of Samaria

1752

Francesco de Mura

Italian, Naples, 1696-1782

Oil on canvas
40 15/16 x 61 7/16 in. (104 x 156 cm)
Frame: 47 1/2 × 67 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (120.7 × 172.1 × 7 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Fuller
68.186
Provenance: Private Collection, Rome; [Jack Baer, Hazlitt Gallery, London, to 1967]; purchased from Hazlitt by [Harry Brooks, M. Knoedler & Company, Inc. New York, New York, inv. no. A9104, acquired March 13, 1967]; purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Fuller and donated to Seattle Art Museum, July 18, 1968
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryChicago, Illinois, the Art Institute of Chicago, "Painting in Italy in the Eighteenth Century: Rococo to Romanticism, 1970". Circuit: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, 1970-71; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, 1971.

Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue Art Museum, "17th, 18th, 19th Century Western Art", October 30, 1975 - November 24, 1975

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery, "A Taste for Angels: Neapolitan Paintings in North America, 1650-175O", September 9, 1987 - December 9, 1987. Circuit: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, January 13, 1988 - March 13, 1988; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, April 30, 1988 - June 12, 1988

Winter Park, FL, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, In the Light of Naples, September 2016 – November 2017, September – November 2016, Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, January – April 2016, Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, April – July 2017
Published ReferencesSeattle Art Museum. "Annual Report of the Seattle Art Museum." 1968; p. 45.

Chicago Art Institute. "Painting in Italy in the Eighteenth Century: Rococo to Romanticism." Exhibition catalogue, Chicago Art Institute. Chicago, Illinois, 1970; pp. 234-235.

Seattle Art Museum, "Enagagement Book" October 11-17, 1970.

Wilson, P. Boyd. "The Christian Science Monitor." June 25, 1971; p. 10.

Bellevue Art Museum, "17th, 18th, 19th Century Western Art" Exhibition brochure, Bellevue, Washington: Bellevue Art Museum, 1975.

Hersey, George, and Judith Colton, "A Taste for Angels: Neapolitan Paintings in North America, 1650-1750." Exhibition catalogue, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Art Gallery, 1987; pp. 251-269, 278-283.

Blumenthal, Arthur R., "Treasures of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum." Winter Park, Florida: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1993, p. 22.

Ishikawa, Chiyo. "Seattle Art Museum." In Italian Treasures in the U.S.: An Itinerary of Art. Edited by Renato Miracco. Rome: Gangemi Editore International Publishing, 2015, p. 200.

Blumenthal, Arthur R., "In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura." Winter Park, Florida: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 2016, p. 61, 149, 205, reproduced Cat. 24.

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