28 mars 2009

Acquisition of a Guido Cagnacci (1601-1663) by the J. Paul Getty Museum

Guido Cagnacci (Italian, 1601-1663), David with the Head of Goliath, about 1645-1650. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 108 X 85.7 2008.43. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced its acquisition of David with the Head of Goliath (c. 1645-1650) by the great Italian Baroque painter Guido Cagnacci (1601-1663). The acquisition builds on one of the Getty's core areas of strength-Italian Baroque painting-and joins other Baroque works in the collection, which recount the familiar Biblical... [Lire la suite]