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oil on canvas
69.9 × 61.0 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1971
Gallery location
Not on display
Collection of George Spencer (1739–1817), 4th Duke of Marlborough (1758–1817) (recorded 1759, 1766), until 1817; and thence by descent: to George Spencer-Churchill (1766–1840) 5th Duke of Marlborough, until 1840; then to George Spencer-Churchill (1793–1857), 6th Duke of Marlborough (recorded 1854), until 1857; then to John Spencer-Churchill (1822–83), 7th Duke of Marlborough (recorded 1861), until 1883; then to George Spencer-Churchill (1844–92), 8th Duke of Marlborough, until 1886; by whom sold, Christie's, London, 7-10 August 1886, no. 640, as Madonna and Child with St. Joseph, by Agostino Carracci; from where purchased by Richard Glynn Vivian (1835–1910), collection of Richard Glynn Vivian, Sketty Hall (from 1898), Swansea, 1886–1910; with Hazlitt Gallery (dealer), London, by 1971; exhibited Hazlitt Gallery, London, November 1971; from where acquired, on the advice of Dr Mary Woodall, with Sir Michael Levey, for the Felton Bequest, 1971.