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.


Red chalk on paper
27.3 x 32.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £13,500)
Acquired in:

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.


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

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