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King Tiridates before Saint Gregory the Armenian

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Provenance

With A. di Gregorio, Naples (?) [see note 1]. By around 1966, Andrea Busiri Vici (b. 1903 - d. 1989), Rome [see note 2]. By 1967, Marcello Sestieri, Rome; 1967, sold by Sestieri to Joseph McCrindle (b. 1923 - d. 2008), New York; 2009, bequest of the estate to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 16, 2009) NOTES: [1] There is a label on the reverse of the painting stretcher from A. Di Gregorio, Antichità, Naples. [2] See Oreste Ferrari and Giuseppe Scavizzi, Luca Giordano (Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 1966), vol. 2, p. 96.

Credit Line

Joseph F. McCrindle Collection

Dimensions

Overall: 61.4 x 48.5 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.) Framed: 76.8 x 65.4 cm (30 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4323

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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