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The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

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1923, John Annan Bryce (b. 1841 - d. 1923), London; November 8, 1923, posthumous Bryce sale, Samuel Wallrock and Co., London, lot 842 [see note 1], to Colnaghi, London; 1924, sold by Colnaghi to C. F. U. Meek; 1926, sold by Meek back to Colnaghi; 1927, sold by Colnaghi to Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi (b. 1878 - d. 1955), Florence; 1927, sold by Contini-Bonacossi to Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz (Henrietta Goddard Wigglesworth, b. 1847 - d. 1929), Boston; 1927, sold by Mrs. Fitz to the MFA for $25,000. (Accession Date: April 7, 1927) NOTES: [1] Incorrectly stated in the catalogue to measure 29 x 29 inches. Provenance information was provided by the Getty Provenance Index and was taken from Colnaghi stock records.

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Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Version of a painting in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich


41.9 x 48.6 cm (16 1/2 x 19 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on panel