The Marriage of the Virgin, 1764-65

Corrado Giaquinto
Norton Simon Art Foundation
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Painted for San Luigi in Palazzo, Naples, until ca. 1815; church was demolished in 1817.
William Noel Hill, third Lord Berwick (Ambassador to Naples 1824-1833), Redrice, near Andover, Hampshire, ca. 1833, by descent in the family until sold in the 1860s.
Purchased by a cleric associated with the Catholic Church in Taunton, Massachusetts, taken to Boston and sold by him at auction in 1869 to;
Greely Stevenson Curtis, Boston, by descent to his wife;
Harriet Appleton Curtis and heirs, Boston (sale, London, Christie’s, 28 November 1975, lot 49);
[P. & D. Colnaghi, London, for];
Norton Simon Art Foundation.


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