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David with the head of Goliath
1756

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
92.2 × 74.7 cm
Inscription
inscribed in brown and yellow paint (diagonally) c.l.: 1756 I: Zauffalÿ inv. et pinx.
Accession Number
IC1-1994
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with the assistance of the Isabella Mary Curnick Bequest and The Art Foundation of Victoria, 1994
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Provenance

Sale, Dessins et Tableaux Anciens, Gersaint, Pavillon Josephine, Strasbourg, 17 November 1989, no. 265, David et Goliath attributed to Anton Raphael Mengs (1728–79 from which purchased by Richard L. Feigen, New York with Richard L. Feigen, New York until 1994 from whom acquired by the NGV with the assistance of the Isabella Mary Curnick Bequest and The Art Foundation of Victoria, 1994.