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Pilgrimage in the Roman Campagna

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Navez, a founder of the modern school of painting in Belgium, studied with French neoclassical master Jacques-Louis David in Paris. In 1817 he received a five-year scholarship to travel in Italy, returning to Belgium in 1822. This painting, also known as Visit to the Miraculous Shrine, was...

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Inscription

Lower left: F. J. Navez. 1848

Provenance

Sold by the artist to M. Reintjen, Brussels. Private collection, Belgium; October 24-25, 1938, sale at Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels. Shepherd Gallery, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Margery Kahn, New York. 1986, Gift of Harry and Margery Kahn (Accession Date: April 23, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Harry and Margery Kahn

1848

Dimensions

62.9 x 83.5 cm (24 3/4 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.152

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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Europe

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