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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.