Rosso Fiorentino

Dead Christ with Angels



Rosso Fiorentino - Dead Christ with Angels

Literature

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


Provenance

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

External links

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Accession number 58.527

Other works by Rosso Fiorentino


Rosso Fiorentino Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child
1540

Rosso Fiorentino The Assumption of the Virgin
The Assumption of the Virgin
1517

Rosso Fiorentino Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
c. 1517-18

Rosso Fiorentino Virgin and the Christ Child, Saint Elizabeth, the Young Saint John the Baptist, and Two Angels
Virgin and the Christ Child, Saint Elizabeth, the Young Saint John the Baptist, and Two Angels

Rosso Fiorentino
Dead Christ with Angels
1524-27
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