Jacopo da Empoli (Jacopo Chimenti)
Italian, c.1554-1640

Saint Carlo Borromeo and the Rospigliosi Family, c. 1613
Oil on canvas
Purchase, Louise Woodruff Johnston, class of 1922, Fund
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 27 1/4 x 20 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (69.22 x 52.39 x 4.76 cm) Unframed: 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. (53.98 x 36.83 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed
Paper label from Colnaghi’s on verso of frame. No further evidence (wax relining).
Provenance v
Private collection in Rome; Colnaghi and Co., London, 1967; purchased by VC Art Gallery, 1967.
Published References v
P&D Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London, “Paintings by Old Masters,” May 20-June 11, 1965, pl. VII, no.10; Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, “Selections from the Permanent Collection,” 1967, p. 13; “Art Gallery Acquisitions 1966-67,” Vassar Alumnae Magazine, LIII, no. 1 (October 1967): 23, illus. p. 22; Patricia Elsen, ed., “College Museum Notes,” Art Journal, XXVII, no. 2 (Winter 1967-1968): 194; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, “Florentine Baroque Art from American Collections,” April 16-June 15, 1969, pp. 22-23.
Exhibition History v
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Florentine Baroque Art from American Collections,” organized by Columbia University, April 16-June 15, 1969; Binghamton, New York, Robertson Center for the Arts and Sciences, “Treasure House: Museums of the Empire State,” July 1, 1979-September 9, 1979; Albany, New York, New York State Museum, October 15, 1979-January 13, 1980.
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