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Luca GIORDANO | Il ratto delle Sabine [The rape of the Sabine women]
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Luca GIORDANO
Italy 1634 – 1705
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Il ratto delle Sabine
[The rape of the Sabine women]
[The rape of the Sabine women [Ratto delle Sabine]] c.1672-74
oil on canvas
1966, vol.2, p.386; 1992, p.60, 288-289 no. A228D, Pl. XXXII
257.2 (h) x 314.6 (w) cm
frame 280 (h) x 337.5 (w) x 10 (d) cm
not signed, not dated
Purchased with the assistance of Philip Bacon AM 2000
NGA 2000.33
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Provenance
  • Palazzo Vecchia (now Palazzo Romanelli), Vicenza by 1751;

  • Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844), Borden Town NJ, 1817-32 (by repute; with 'Solomon's judgment');

  • St Joseph's seminary;

  • from whom bought by Mary G. Roebling (1905-94), Trenton NJ before 1964;

  • Gerald Garfield, Princeton NJ;

  • from whom bought by Nelson Shanks, Andalusia PA, c.1982;

  • from whom bought by Franklin D. and Ruth E. Crawford, Princeton NJ, 1982;

  • from whom bought through Roseberg & Stiebel, New York, by the National Gallery of Australia, February 2000
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