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The Massacre of the Innocents

Pacecco de Rosa (Francesco de Rosa), Italian (active Naples), c. 1600 - 1654

Made in Naples, Italy, Europe

c. 1640

Oil on canvas

6 feet 6 inches × 10 feet 1/4 inches (198.1 × 305.4 cm) Framed: 7 feet 4 3/4 inches × 10 feet 11 inches (225.4 × 332.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 258, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

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Purchased with the John D. McIlhenny Fund, 1973

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Chiesman family, Scotland; with a UK dealer [1]; sold to Herner Wengraf Ltd., London; sold to PMA, December 1973. 1. Provenance according to Richard Herner of Herner Wengraf (letter dated January 17, 1974, in curatorial file).

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