Marcantonio Franceschini

The Last Communion of Saint Mary of Egypt



Marcantonio Franceschini - The Last Communion of Saint Mary of Egypt

Literature

Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 32


Provenance

with Francesco Ruvinetti, until about 1709, sold by or through him with its pendant to Senate of Bologna
Senate of Bologna, 1709, given to Clement XI
Pope Clement XI (Giovanni Francesco Albani), Rome, from 1709
private collection, Genoa, second half of the 18th century
?Henry R. Willett, Brighton, before died 1905
Canon Robert Wadnan, Saint Joseph's Presbytery, Bridgewater, England, until died 1914
sale, Puttick & Simpson, London, 16 October 1914, nr. 74, as Flemish School, to Grace
Lionell P. Grace, London, 1914–probably until died 1919
?sale, Sotheby's, London, as by Albani, to Pope-Hennessy
Sir John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, London, later New York, later Florence, by 1961–died 1994
Michael Mallon, Florence, 1994–96
sale, "The Collections of the late Sir John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy," Christie’s, New York, 10 January 1996, nr. 103, to Agnew
with Agnew, New York, 1996, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1996.9

Marcantonio Franceschini
The Last Communion of Saint Mary of Egypt
1680
42.5 x 54.3 cm
Oil on copper
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Wrightsman Fund, 1996