Guercino

Samson Captured by the Philistines



Guercino - Samson Captured by the Philistines

Literature

Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 7


Provenance

Jacopo Serra, Cardinal Legate of Ferrara, commissioned 1619–died 1623
Serra family, Ferrara, ?later Naples, 1623–?c. 1920
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bey (Maria Teresa Serra) Sursock, Palais Sursock, Beirut, acquired in Naples, from after 1920
their daughter, Yvonne Lady Cochrane, Palais Sursock, by 1969–79, sold through Leggatt Brothers, London, to Wrightsman
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1979–84


External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1984.459.2

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Guercino The Vocation of Saint Aloysius (Luigi) Gonzaga
The Vocation of Saint Aloysius (Luigi) Gonzaga
c. 1650

Guercino Cardinal Francesco Cennini
Cardinal Francesco Cennini
c. 1625

Guercino The Mystic Marriage of St Catherine
The Mystic Marriage of St Catherine

Guercino Saint Mary Magdalene
Saint Mary Magdalene
c. 1620

Guercino
Samson Captured by the Philistines
1619
191.1 x 236.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1984