Road to Calvary (after Veronese)

previously catalogued as after Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894)
National Trust Inventory Number 1288967

Category Paintings
Date 1850 - 1869
Materials Oil on canvas laid down on panel
Measurements 200 x 260 mm
Place of origin
Collection Wightwick Manor, West Midlands (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wightwick Manor, West Midlands, Midlands, National Trust

This is a reduction of the panel from Louis XIV’s collection in the Louvre, which has also been made into an oval. The painting had always been ascribed to Christina Rossetti, but there is no record of either Dante Gabriel or his sister being admitted to copy any painting in the Louvre.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas laid down on panel, Road to Calvary (after Veronese), previously attributed to Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894), 1850 to late 19th century, after an original Veronese in the Louvre. A painted oval of Christ, bowed under the weight of the Cross, being assisted by a figure on either side; left, two mourning women.

Provenance

R.E.A. Wilson (dealer); bought by the National Trust,1943

Marks and inscriptions

Various labels on reverse, giving details of provenance.

Makers and roles

previously catalogued as after Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), artist

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Materials Canvas (10037)
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Periods 19th century (167585)
Maker Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) (28)
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