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The Martyrdom of St. Placid and His Sister St. Flavia, after the painting by Correggio for the Benedictine Church of St. John in Parma
The Martyrdom of St. Placid and His Sister St. Flavia, after the painting by Correggio for the Benedictine Church of St. John in Parma
Date:
1638
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
27.3 x 33.4 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Colnaghi, Stock. cat. 3, no. 299, october 1975; M.S. Sopher

Accession Number:
1993.63.10
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

male figure in Benedictine robes kneeling in front of atree, soldier at left with raised sword about to behead him, kneeling woman at right being stabbed with a long sword by man behind her, who is holding her by her long hair, angel over her head with palm branch and crown