Christ and the Woman of Samaria by Giovanni Lanfranco

The composition has been known since the beginning of the 19th century from a somewhat similar version in the Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte at Naples, attributed to Giuseppe Cesari.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75 x 86 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £65,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Somerville & Simpson

It now seems that this work is an old copy or studio repetition of the Lanfranco work.

Provenance

Somerville and simpson.

Venue details

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