Study for St Anne and St Joachim by Corrado Giaquinto

The drawing seems to be a preparatory sketch for Anne and Joachim depicted in the background of the painting by Giaquinto 'Birth of the Virgin' which hangs in the Cathedral of Pisa.

Details

Medium:
Red chalk on paper
Dimensions:
27.3 x 32.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £13,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Agnew's

Christ Church Picture Gallery has an oil modello of the painting in its collection. Saint Anne and Saint Joachim were the parents of the Virgin Mary.

Provenance

N S Squire; Sotheby's, 1975; Agnew's; private collector; Agnew's. The work has been vetted by the Art Loss Register in 2004.

Venue details

Christ Church Picture Gallery Christ Church, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 1DP 01865 276 172 www.chch.ox.ac.uk/gallery

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

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