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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 430

    Girolamo da Santacroce (Santa Croce, Bergamo 1480/5-after 1556 Venice)

    SANTACROCE

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    Girolamo da Santacroce (Santa Croce, Bergamo 1480/5-after 1556 Venice)
    Santacroce
    The Madonna and Child with Saints Francis of Assisi and John the Baptist, and two infant Angels, in a landscape
    inscribed 'ECCE AGNV[S] DEI·' (centre right)
    oil on canvas
    21¾ x 30 3/8 in. (55.3 x 67.3 cm.)


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    This work is characteristic of the group of pictures assigned to Girolamo da Santacroce; its composition and handling can be compared to the Holy Family with an Angel in a landscape (Venice, Museo Correr). The rolling hills of the landscape recur in that and in other works, for example in Christ and the Samaritan woman at the well (Venice, Gallerie dell'Accademia).

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