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Giuseppe Angeli
Elijah Taken Up in a Chariot of Fire

K1810
701
Italian
c. 1740/1755
oil on canvas
Painting
174.6 x 264.8 cm (68 3/4 x 104 1/4 in)
San Giorgio in Alga, Venice, until 1806 or 1807. [1] Pivan collection, Venice, by 1934. [2] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); purchased 1950 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [3] gift 1952 to NGA.

[1] Zanetti, Anton Maris, Della pittura veneziana e delle oper pubbliche de' veneziani maestri, Venice, 1771: 477 (reprinted Venice, 1972). The church and monastery were suppressed in 1806 and the works of art removed in 1807; Zorzi, Alvise, Venezia scomparsa, 2 vols., Venice, 1972: 2:405-406.
[2] According to Pallucchini, Rodolfo, "Il pittore Francesco Polazzo," Rivista di Venezia (1934): 341.
[3] According to Paintings and Sculptures from the Kress Collection, Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951, Washington, D.C., 1951: 148.
1952.5.70
1810
1149
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