St Margaret of Cortona in Ecstasy by Giuseppe Bazzani

Bazzani was a native of Mantua where he painted many frescoes and became director of the Academy.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
86 x 66 cm
Acquired in:
1975
Bequeathed by:
Reginald Littleboy through The Art Fund

The present picture may be a sketch for, or a small replica of, an altar-piece of this subject by Bazzani recorded in the Church of San Francesco, Mantua, in 1764.

Provenance

Contessa Marianna Prampolini Tirelli.

Venue details

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Royal Pavilion Gardens, BRIGHTON East Sussex BN1 1EE 03000 290 900 www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/brighton

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.20)

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