Jacopo Vignali
Italian, 1592-1664

The Finding of the Infant Moses, Nd
Oil on canvas
Museum purchase
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 21 1/4 x 24 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (53.98 x 61.6 x 6.35 cm) Unframed: 12 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (31.75 x 40.01 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed
Stretcher: (Left): Lrddj; (Top): 12022 in blue chalk, 31 in ink, LRddj in black chalk; da Tintoretto over rose colored chalk; (Right): residue of wax seal; stamp - circular with smaller circle inside it with some kind of castle like shape and possibly lettering that reads: fur denkmal landesamt
Provenance v
Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna; purchased 1937 by VC Art Gallery
Published References v
Ausstellung Italienische Barockmalerei (Vienna: Galerie Sanct Lucas, 1937), p. 33, no. 69 (as Lorenzo Lippi); Vassar College Art Gallery Catalogue (Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1939), p. 30, repr., pl. 13. (as Lippi); Exhibition of Italian Baroque Painting of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Poughkeepsie: 1940), no. 15 (as Lippi); Gerhard Ewald, “Opere Sconosciute di Jacopo Vignali,” Antichita Viva, Vold. 3 (1964), p. 10, repr. p. 18, fig. 13; Jacopo Vignali (Florence: Galleria degli Uffizi, 1964), no. 4; VC Art Gallery :Selections from the Permanent Collection (Poughkeepsie:1967), p . 15; Florentine Baroque Art from American Collections (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969), p. 33, no. 25; An Exhibition in Memory of Agnes Rindge Claflin (Poughkeepsie: 1978), p. 20; VC Art Gallery: Paintings 1300-1900 (Poughkeepsie: 1983), p. 170, repr.; Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women: The Theory of Humors and Depictions of Men and Women in WEstern European Art 1575-1700 (New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1997), p. 50, repr., pl. 51.
Exhibition History v
Vienna, Galerie Sanct Lucas, “Ausstellung Italienische Barockmalerei,” May-June, 1937. Cat. no. 69; Poughkeepsie, Vassar College Art Gallery, “Exhibition of Italian Baroque Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries,” December 1940. Cat. no. 15; Poughkeepsie, VC Art Gallery, “An Exhibition in Memory of Agnes Rindge Claflin,” April 30-June 4, 1978. Cat. no. 6; New York, NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Florentine Baroque Art from American Collections,” April 16-June 15, 1969. Cat. no. 25.
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