attributed to: Guglielmo Cortese
Italian b.France

Christ Falling Beneath the Cross, and St. Veronica, c. 1633-1634
Oil on canvas
Purchase, Friends of Taylor Hall Art Gallery Fund
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 26 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 2 in. (66.68 x 55.25 x 5.08 cm) Unframed: 18 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. (46.99 x 35.88 cm)
Provenance v
Purchased by VC Art Gallery from Hazlitt Gallery Ltd, London, 1967.
Published References v
Thedore Crombie, “London Galleries: Spring Round-up,” Apollo, Ma 1967, p. 374; La Chronique des Arts,” Gazette des Beaux Arts Supplement, no. 1184, Sept. 1967, p. 3; “Art Gallery Acquisitions 1966-67,” Vassar Alumnae Magazine, vol. LIII, no. 1, October 1967, p. 23 and illus. p. 25; Erich Schleier, “Aggiunte a Gulielmo Cortese detto il Borgognone,” Antichita Vivi, 1970, no. 1, p. 11.
Exhibition History v
London, Hazlitt Gallery Ltd., “Baroque Painting in Italy,” May 31-July 7, 1967, no. 5. Amherst, Massachusetts, Amherst College, “Roman Baroque Festival,” April 3-30, 1974, no. 34; Gainseville, Florida, The University Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of Florida, “Transformations of the Roman Baroque,” catalogue by Jean K. Westin and Robert H. Westin, October 4-November 15, 1981 (St. Petersburg, Fl, Museum of Fine Arts, December 2-Janurary 17, 1982; Jacksonville, Fl, Cummer Gallery of Art, February 1-March 15, 1982). cat. no. 30, repr.
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