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Object Details
Medium: Oil on canvas laid on panel 
Dimensions: unframed: 81.5 x 61.5 cm (32 1/16 x 24 3/16 in.) framed: 106 x 81.7 cm (41 3/4 x 32 3/16 in.) 
Geog. Data:  
Period: 16th Century 
Culture Italian, Bologna 
The Crucifixion
ca. 1587–88
Artist: Annibale Carracci, Italian, Bologna, active in Rome, 1560?1609
Gift of Richard L. Feigen, B.A. 1952 in honor of Laurence Kanter
This object is on view at the gallery.
Louis Franšois Dubois de Saint-Gelais, Description des tableaux du Palais royal (Paris: Chez d'Houry, 1727), 31–32.
William Buchanan, Memoirs of Painting with a Chronological History of the Importation of Pictures by the Great Masters into England Since the French Revolution, I (London: R. Ackermann, 1824), 81.
John Young, A Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures, of the most noble the Marquess of Stafford, Cleveland House, London, Containing an etching of every picture, and accompanied with historical and biographical notices, 1 (of 2 vols.) (London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co., 1825), 77–78, no. 105.
Mrs. Anna Brownell Murphy Jameson, Companion to the most celebrated private galleries of art in London: Containing accurate catalogues, arranged alphabetically, for immediate reference, each preceded by an historical & critical introduction, with a prefatory essay on art, artists... (London: Saunders and Otley, 1844), 100, fig. 21.
Francis Egerton Ellesmere, Earl of Ellesmere, Catalogue of the Bridgewater collection of pictures, belonging to the Earl of Ellesmere, at Bridgewater House, Cleveland Square, St. James's (London: J. M. Smith, 1851), fig. 245.
Gustav Friedrich Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections of Paintings Drawings, Sculptures, Illuminated MSS, 3 (London: London, 1854), 488, fig. 4.
Casimir Stryienski, La Galerie du Regent, Philippe, Duc d'Orleans (Paris: Goupil & Co., 1913), 169, no. 240.
Karl Theodore Parker, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, volume II: Italian Schools (Oxford: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 80.
Donald Posner, Annibale Carracci: A Study in the Reform of Italian Painting around 1590, 2 vols. (London: Phaidon, 1971), 10, no. 18, pl. 18.
D. Stephen Pepper, "I limiti del Positivismo: L'Annibale Carracci di Donald Posner," Arte Illustrata 49 (June 1972): 267.
Gianfranco Malafarina, L'opera completa di Annibale Carracci (Milan: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1976), 92, fig. 19.
R. B. Simon, Important Old Master Paintings. Discoveries...in una nuova luce... (New York: Piero Corsini Inc., 1988), 41–44, fig. 7.
Daniele Benati and Eugenio Ricc˛mini, Annibale Carracci, exh. cat. (Milan: Electa, 2006), 146–47, no. III.7.
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