An Incident in the Story of the Vestal Claudia by Bartolomeo Montagna

A small circular panel from a cassone.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
29 x 28 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Bequeathed by:
Gaspard Farrer through The Art Fund

A companion to the 'Marriage of Antiochus and Stratonice' which is also included in the bequest. One of six paintings bequeathed by Gaspard Farrer which previously belonged to his father Sir William Farrer, one of the best-known collectors of Italian pictures in the late nineteenth century. The 6 works were part of a larger bequest which included pictures, prints, Oriental ceramics and silver plate.

Provenance

From the Bonomi-Cereda Collection. Milan. The 'Farrer Bequest'.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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