Rosso Fiorentino

Dead Christ with Angels

Rosso Fiorentino - Dead Christ with Angels

Rosso Fiorentino
Dead Christ with Angels
133.4 x 104.1 cm
Oil on panel
Signed, lower right, on bench: R U B E VS FLO F A CIEB A T
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Frederick Ilchman, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Farnham, England, 2009, fig. 4


about 1524/1527, commissioned by Bishop Leonardo di Lorenzo Tornabuoni (born about 1494 - died 1540), Rome
1527, still in the artist's possession
by 1550, Giovanni della Casa (born 1503 - died 1556)
until at least 1568, by descent within the Della Casa family
about 1812/1819, acquired in Italy by Charles IV, King of Spain (born 1748 - died 1819), Rome
1820, sent to Spain and passed by inheritance to his son, Infante Francisco de Paula (born 1794 - died 1865), Madrid
probably by descent to his daughter, Infanta Maria Cristina (born 1833 - died 1902) and her husband, Infante Sebastián Gabriel Borbón y Braganza (born 1811 - died 1875), Pau, France and Madrid
1837, confiscated from Braganza by Isabella II, Queen of Spain (born 1830 - died 1904)
by 1868, returned by the Queen of Spain to Sebastián Gabriel Borbón y Braganza
1875, by inheritance to his widow, Infanta Maria Cristina de Borbón y Braganza (born 1833 - died 1902), Madrid
posthumous Borbón y Braganza sale, JPGM, Madrid, October 1902, nr. 44, not sold
until 1958, by descent within the family to Infante Don Enrique Bourbón, Madrid.
1958, with Rudolf J. Heinemann (born 1902 - died 1975), New York
1958, sold by Heinemann to the MFA

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Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 58.527