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Sophonisba receiving the poison
(c. 1675)

oil on canvas
143.8 × 259.0 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
Gallery location
16th & 17th Century Gallery - Painting and Sculpture
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International
Collection of the Principi Antici Mattei family, Rome; collection of the Conti Gaetani, Rome; exhibited Studio d'Arte Palma, Rome, Mostra di pittori italiani del seicento, December 1944 – February 1945, no 20; with Colnaghi (dealer), London by 1968; purchased from Colnaghi on the advice of Dr. Mary Woodall, with Sir Michael Levey and Signor Giovanni Carandente, for the Felton Bequest, 1968.