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Alessandro Magnasco
The Baptism of Christ

K1191
2084
Italian
c. 1740
oil on canvas
Painting
117.5 x 146.7 cm (46 1/4 x 57 3/4 in)
Private collection, Genoa. [1] Probably (Arthur Sambon, Paris), by 1929. Benno Geiger, Vienna. [2] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); purchased 1939 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;gift 1943 to NGA.

[1] According to a note on the back of a photograph, NGA photographic archives.
[2] Benno Geiger, Magnasco, Bergamo, 1949: 87
1943.4.27
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