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image of The Martyrdom and Last Communion of Saint Lucy Veronese (artist)
Venetian, 1528 - 1588
The Martyrdom and Last Communion of Saint Lucy, c. 1582
oil on canvas
overall: 139.7 x 173.4 cm (55 x 68 1/4 in.) framed: 189.2 x 222.6 x 7.5 cm (74 1/2 x 87 5/8 x 2 15/16 in.)
Gift of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
1984.28.1
Not on View
From the Tour: Venetian Painting in the Later Sixteenth Century
Object 5 of 7

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Conte Teodoro Lechi, Brescia, Italy, by 1814 (no. 49 in 1814 inventory). Anonymous collection or dealer, Venice; sold 1827 to James Irvine, London and Rome; by whom sold 1827 to Sir William Forbes, 7th Bt. [d.1848], Fettercairn, Grampian, Scotland; (Forbes sale, London 2 June 1842, no. 30, not sold); by inheritance to Sir John Stuart Forbes, 8th Bt.[d. 1866], Pitsligo, Grampian and Fettercairn, Grampian, Scotland; by inheritance to his daughter Harriet Williamina Forbes Trefusis, Baroness Clinton [d.1869], Heanton Satchville, Dorset, England and Fettercairn, Grampian, Scotland; by inheritance [either directly from his mother or through his father, 20th Baron Clinton, who died 1904] to Charles John Robert Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton, Heanton Satchville, Dorset, England and Fettercairn, Grampian, Scotland; by inheritance to his daughter Fenella Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis [Mrs. John Herbert Bowes-Lyon, Fettercairn, Grampian, Scotland; by gift to her daughter Diana Cinderella Bowes-Lyon [Mrs. Peter Somervell]; (Somervell sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 1971, no. 23); purchased by Eisenbeiss. Anonymous collection, Germany; (sale, Christie's, London, 10 April 1981, no. 78); (Matthiesen Fine Art, Ltd., London); sold 1984 to the National Gallery of Art).

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