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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1994.150
People
Claude Vignon, French (Tours 1593 - 1670 Paris)
Title
Saint Paul
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1622-1624
Culture
French
Location
Level 2, Room 2400, European Art, 17th century, Rome and Its Influence in the Seventeenth Century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
95 x 116.5 cm (37 3/8 x 45 7/8 in.)
framed: 106.8 x 129.4 x 8.3 cm (42 1/16 x 50 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Provenance
[Commissaires-Priseurs: Ader, Picard, Tajan, Drouot Montaigne, Paris, June 29, 1989, lot 5]. [Christie's, London, December 13, 1991, lot 222]. [1] [Christie's, London, April 23, 1993, lot 216], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 1993

Notes
[1] The painting was bought in at the 1991 sale.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of an Anonymous Donor
Accession Year
1994
Object Number
1994.150
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Important and Fine Old Master Pictures, auct. cat., Christie's, London (London, December 13, 1991), lot no. 222

Paola Pacht Bassani, Claude Vignon (1593-1670), Arthena (Paris, 1992), p. 174, fig. 14, repr.

Important and Fine Old Master Pictures, auct. cat., Christie's, London (London, April 23, 1993), p. 170, lot 216

Important Old Master Pictures, auct. cat., Christie's, London (London, December 7, 2006), under lot 64

Matthias Waschek, Marjorie B. Cohn, Judith Mann, and Stephan Wolohojian, Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, exh. cat., Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, 2008), p. 20, cat. no. 13

Gedi Sibony, Marjorie B. Cohn, and Emily Rauh Pulitzer, In the Still Epiphany, exh. cat., Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, MO, 2012), p. 47, repr. [on display at Pulitzer Foundation]

Exhibition History

Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, 10/24/2008 - 10/03/2009

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/28/2016 - 02/06/2019; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/28/2019 - 01/01/2050

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