The Circumcision
(Giovanni battista Benvenuti called Il Ortolano)


The Circumcision

Oil on Panel
37 x 47 cm.

PROVENANCE: C. L. S. Cornwall Leigh Sale, Sotheby’s, 21st May 1935, lot 66, as by Garofalo.

LITERATURE: Catalogue of the Collection of Paintings at High Leigh Hall, n.d., no. 74, as by Garofalo.
G. Frabetti, L’Ortolano, Milan 1966, no. 21, p. 33.

37 x 47 cm
Oil on panel
Where is It?
Acquired through the Matthiesen Gallery by a private New York collector.
Historical Period
High Renaissance to Mannerism - 1450-1530 & Mannerism & Cinquecento - 1530-1600
Religious: New Testament
Italian - Other Regions
1984-From Borso to Cesare d'Este, 1450 - 1628: The School of Ferrara.
An exhibition in aid of The Courtauld Institute Trust Appeal Fund. Ten introductory essays on Ferrara and aspects of Ferrarese art by Cecil Gould, Lanfranco Caretti, Claudio Gallico, Vincenzo Fontana, Thomas Tuohy, Emmanuele Mattaliano, Giorgio Bassani, Giuliano Briganti, Alastair Smith, with charts and Concordat of Ferrarese paintings in British public collections. 200 pages, 50 colour plates, 84 black and white illustrations. £15 or $23 inc. p&p.

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